NEWBERRY ‒ A Newberry High School assistant football coach has been sentenced for an incident at a football game last October.

Geronnie Rollins was ejected from a game in Lake Butler. Union County Sheriff’s deputies had to tackle him after he refused to leave.

A jury found him guilty of trespassing and resisting an officer without violence. Rollins was sentenced to 30 days in jail.

On Tuesday, Sept. 13, Judge Mitchell Bishop suspended the jail sentence if Rollins performs 50 hours of community service. In addition he will be on probation for six months.

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