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Former Salem volleyball coach waives preliminary hearing

By WDBJ7 Web Staff
Published On: Jun 03 2013 07:10:34 AM EDT
Updated On: Jun 03 2013 10:20:13 PM EDT
Former Salem volleyball coach waives preliminary hearing
SALEM, Va. -

A former volleyball coach in Salem accused of filming girls without their knowledge waived his right to a preliminary hearing in court Monday.

Child pornography charges against Dewayne Barger have now been certified to the grand jury that will meet in July.

Investigators say Barger had a small camera in the bathroom of his Salem apartment.  According to police, the recording device showed several female volleyball players changing their clothes.

Barger also faces 17 counts of unlawfully videotaping children under the age of 18 after a covert camera was found in a Salem church. He was indicted on those charges by a Salem grand jury on May 17.

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