Authorities have tracked down and arrested a man accused of sex crimes. This man has supposedly been on the run from authorities for the last two years. Reports claim that the man has been suspected of aggravated sexual abuse of a child since 2012. Details about why the man faces these charges are unknown.
However, authorities claim that he was found in a nearby state and arrested at his workplace. Police allege that the man may have committed similar crimes in the area where he had been living since fleeing Utah. The man will likely be extradited to Utah to face criminal proceedings on these charges.
Facing sex crime charges in Utah for child molestation or sexual assault can be daunting. The penalties for these types of crimes are severe. Even allegations of child sexual assault can ruin a person’s reputation with the community, making it difficult for him to work or live within the community. A conviction on sex crime charges can lead to a lifetime of suspicion, long prison sentences and other severe penalties.
People may not understand their criminal defense options when facing these types of chARGES. It is important for people to know that they must be treated as innocent until proven guilty.
Therefore, they cannot face penalties before criminal proceedings have been completed. It is also important for people to remember that they can only be convicted if they are found guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. With the right help, people can attempt to introduce doubt into their case and avoid conviction. The right criminal defense strategy can help protect these rights and more.
Source: KUTV, “Sex Offender Wanted In Utah Arrested In California,” Aug. 9, 2014