Foothill High School, where a basketball coach is accused of sexually assaulting a student.
Detectives Arrest Foothill High Basketball Coach For Sexual Assault of Student
Last Updated: 7/14/2020
Sheriff’s Detectives in Sacramento County arrested 32-year-old Foothill High School Head Basketball Coach Stephen Calton on Thursday, November 29 for allegedly sexually assaulting a student from the school. Calton was brought into custody and charged with Felony Oral Copulation with a person under the age of 18.
According to the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department, they were notified of allegations in June of this year about an incident from about 2 years ago, when a student was allegedly sexually assaulted. Sheriff’s Detectives investigated the allegations and eventually identified Stephen Calton as the suspect.
Police also rearrested Calton on Misdemeanor Battery against a person with a previous dating relationship, Felony Vandalism, and Felony Burglary charges in connection with a 2016 case when Calton was sentenced to 5 years of formal searchable probation.
In an official statement, the Twin Rivers Unified School District announced that Calton was immediately placed on administrative leave after the school was notified of the allegations by the Sheriff’s Department.