Academy Youth Baseball Coach Arrested in Laredo - KXXV Central Texas News Now

Academy Youth Baseball Coach Arrested in Laredo

by Sara Talbert

LAREDO- The Bell County Sheriff's Department has confirmed the arrest of William Thomas Jacobsen in Laredo.

Jacobsen has been wanted by the Sheriff's Department for an alleged aggravated sexual assault of child.

Jacobsen was former youth baseball coach in Academy.Officials believe there might be more victims out there.

Jacobsen and his common-law wife, Marilyn Wesson, were believed to have fled to the Laredo/Mexico border on July 1.

Since then, officials in both Bell County and Laredo have been working to arrest the two. Videos of Wesson at a Laredo Pawn Shop was released at the end of July, along with pictures of the couple's Ford Explorer at the Mexcian border.

According to the bell county sheriff's department, the couple was arrested by Mexican authorities while walking their dog.

They were then transported to the international bridge in Laredo and released to U.S. authorities


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