NASHUA, New Hampshire, November 4. USA Swimming added another person to its Banned for Life list today with Louis Rosenfeld of New Hampshire having been arrested on allegations of possessing child pornography in February of this year.
According to The Telegraph, Rosenfeld was arrested in February and "charged with possession of child sexual abuse images, a Class A felony." The felony can carry up to 15 years in prison.
USA Swimming's Board of Review found Rosenfeld in violation of Codes 304.3.4, 304.3.6, 304.3.18 and has banned him as of Oct. 4, 2013. The ban went public today after Rosenfeld's 30-day appeal window closed.
305.3.4 Violation of any of the Athlete Protection Policies set forth in Article 305
304.3.6 Conviction of, imposition of a deferred sentence for, or any plea of guilty or no contest at any time, past or present, or the existence of any pending charges, for (i) any felony, (ii) any offense involving use, possession, distribution or intent to distribute illegal drugs or substances, (iii) any crime involving sexual misconduct, or (iv) any criminal offense against a minor.
304.3.18 Any other material and intentional act, conduct or omission not provided for above, which is detrimental to the image or reputation of USA Swimming, a LSC or the sport of swimming.