New Haven Coach Facing Felony Charges

Latwan Turner , a New Haven Volleyball Coach was charged Monday with four counts of third-degree criminal sexual conduct,  and one count of gross indecency, according to a release from the Macomb County Prosecutor’s office.  Turner is accused of engaging in a number of sexual encounters with a 17-year old student athlete this year, most recently at a Red Roof Inn.  Police say they found the 43-year-old coach in the motel’s parking lot at Eleven Mile and Dequindre in Warren at approximately 4 p.m. Sunday.  Both Turner and the student were inside his vehicle.  Reports say Turner requested a court-appointed attorney during his video arraignment in 37th District Court in Warren.   Police had notified New Haven Community Schools after the arrest, and the district sent a notice to parents.  A court date of February 14 has been set, with a preliminary exam scheduled for February 21.