Ex-SC coach arrested on computer charge

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GREENVILLE, S.C.  - A former high school football coach in South Carolina has been arrested in North Carolina and accused of illegally accessing the principal's computer.

Multiple media outlets reported that former Greenville High School coach Jim Sosebee is charged with a second degree computer crime.

Greenville County Sheriff's Lt. Shea Smith says the crime is a misdemeanor and carries a maximum penalty of one year in prison.

The 42-year-old Sosebee was the head football coach at Greenville from 2005 until he resigned last June.

Smith says Sosebee illegally accessed the e-mail of principal J.F. Lucas between May 1, 2008, and March 3, 2009, and transferred information to Sosebee's computer.

He was arrested in Forest City, N.C., where he teaches at Chase High School.

It was unclear if Sosebee has an attorney.

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