Meagan Billingsley Deese is a former softball coach from Alabama who has just been charge with sexually abusing minors. According to police reports Meagan Billingsley Deese is a former coach who one of her former players, who is now an adult, has come forward telling officers the abuse that she suffered as a teen by her coach. Now Meagan Billingsley Deese has been charged with first-degree sodomy, first-degree sexual abuse, and enticing a child to enter a vehicle, house, etc. for immoral purposes. Police in Alabama believe there are a number of victims out there that have yet to come forward.
Meagan Billingsley Deese More News
Hoover Police officers confirmed a former coach of a travel sports team was taken into custody after being charged with sexually abusing a player on her team.
On February 14th, 2022, officers said they took a report from a woman who told officers she had been subjected to unwanted sexual contact by a coach on her travel team when she was a juvenile.
Investigators said the abuse occurred over a period of two to three years but stopped in 2016.
Detectives from the Hoover Police Special Victims Unit launched an investigation
Meagan Billingsley Deese, 30, of Pelham, was arrested Wednesday and charged with Sodomy 1st degree, Sexual Abuse 1st degree, and Enticing a Child to Enter a Vehicle, House, Etc. for an immoral purpose. She was held on $90,000.00 total bond.
From Hoover PD: Below is a description of the charges applicable in this case according to Alabama law:
Title 13A-6-63 Sodomy in the first degree
(a) A person commits the crime of sodomy in the first degree if:
(1) Engages in sodomy by forcible compulsion.
Title 13A-6-66 Sexual abuse in the first degree
(a) A person commits the crime of sexual abuse in the first degree if he or she does the following:
(1) Subjects a person to sexual contact by forcible compulsion.
Title 13A-6-69 Enticing a child to enter a vehicle, house, etc. for an immoral purpose
(a) It shall be unlawful for any person with lascivious intent to entice, allure, persuade, or invite, or attempt to entice, allure, persuade, or invite, any child under 16 years of age to enter any vehicle, room, house, office, or other place for the purpose of proposing to such child the performance of an act of sexual intercourse or an act which constitutes the offense of sodomy or for the purpose of proposing the fondling or feeling of the sexual or genital parts of such child or the breast of such child, or for the purpose of committing an aggravated assault on such child, or for the purpose of proposing that such child fondle or feel the sexual or genital parts of such person.
Detectives believe there could be additional victims that have yet to come forward. If anyone has information about this case or about Meagan Billingsley Deese, please contact Sergeant Scott Prentiss at 205-739-6125.
Meagan Billingsley Deese Other News
The Hoover Police Department has arrested a former youth sports coach after she allegedly sexually abused one of her players for multiple years.
Meagan Billingsley Deese, 30, was arrested Wednesday and charged with first-degree sodomy, first-degree sexual abuse and enticing a child for immoral purposes.
Back on Feb. 14, one of Deese’s former players, who is now an adult, came to HPD and reported that she had been sexually abused by Deese while she was being coached on a travel sports team while she was a juvenile. She said Deese “subjected her to unwanted sexual contact” over a two or three-year period that ended in 2016.
An investigation ensued by HPD and warrants were taken out for her arrest. She was later transported to the Jefferson County Jail where she was released after posting a $90,000 bond.
HPD says they believe there may be more victims that have yet to come forward. If you have any information surrounding this case, you’re asked to contact investigators at 205-739-6125.