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Coach Charged With Sex Crimes

A Santa Ynez youth coach is being charged with sex crimes against a child. Forty-two-year-old Jose Diaz was arrested Tuesday in Solvang for having sexual relations with a teenager when she was 14 and 15 years old. Diaz has been coaching with the local American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) girl's league for 18 years, leading detectives to be worried about the possibility of more victims.  If you have information which may assist detectives in this case and/or help identify any additional victims, you are encouraged to call the Sheriff’s Tip-Line at 805-681-4171. 

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