Hockey Coach Charged with Sexual Assault in Mass. Faces Charges in Vt.

Vermont State Police say Christopher Prew, 31, is facing a charge of lewd and lascivious conduct with a child

An arrest warrant has been issued out of Vermont for a youth hockey coach already facing charges of allegedly sexually abusing eight boys in Massachusetts.

Vermont State Police say, Christopher Prew, 31, of Marblehead, is facing a charge of lewd and lascivious conduct with a child which allegedly took place in Jay.

Authorities said a warrant with a $15,000 bail has been issued for Prew's arrest.


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According to the Salem News, Prew pleaded not guilty to molesting a Canadian child during a youth hockey exchange trip to Marblehead.

Prew remains held without bail at the Middleton House of Corrections while he also facing charges involving a ninth boy in Middlesex County. A pretrial conference on that case is scheduled for May 2.

Prew pleaded not guilty last March after an Essex County grand jury returned 10 indictments alleging he sexually assaulted six boys under the age of 14 in Marblehead and Peabody. He is scheduled to go to trial in that case in Salem Superior Court June 10.

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