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Ex Highline school stadium manager faces charges

A former stadium manager for the Highline School District has been charged with forgery and four counts of practicing medicine without a license for allegedly performing physical exams and administering injections he wasn't qualified to do.

Jayson W. Boehm was dismissed by the school district last spring, and the state Department of Health issued an emergency suspension of his health-care-provider license a month later.

The agency accused Boehm of performing physical exams on 26 male students, asking them to strip and touching their genitals. In addition to stadium manager, he performed the duties of an athletic trainer.

The police investigation into Boehm’s conduct is ongoing, said King County prosecutors spokesman Dan Donohoe.

Boehm, who is not in custody, will be issued a summons to appear at a Dec. 22 arraignment, Donohoe said.

The Auburn man, 36, is accused of injecting three male high school students on different occasions with unknown medications – something he wasn’t qualified to do, according to charging papers.

In March, an adult boxer who trains and competes with the White Center Police Athletic League suffered a bloody nose in a bout; he was sent to Boehm before and after his match and told investigators that both times, Boehm had the boxer lower his shorts and “Boehm checked his penis and testicles,” charging papers say.

Though the boxer hadn’t received any below-the-belt hits, Boehm swabbed the man’s penis for blood, the papers say.

A student football player who suffered a concussion in a 2009 game was told by his coach to see Boehm before returning to practice, charging papers say. The player said “the exam consisted of Boehm telling him to lower his pants and underwear, then Boehm examined his testicles,” the papers say.

Boehm “did not examine any other parts of his body,” and a few days later Boehm again examined the boy’s testicles, according to charging documents.

As for the forgery charge, Boehm is accused of using a stamp bearing the name of a Tacoma doctor on students’ physical-examination forms, the charging papers say.

Investigators interviewed the doctor, a retired naturopath, who told them he hadn’t practiced medicine in 10 years and had never provided physicals for the High-line School District, the papers say.

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