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Utah teacher taken into custody on charges relating to sex crimes

When criminal charges are filed against an individual, seeking information that would help in the case could be a wise step to take. The individual may wish to better understand the charges themselves or work toward gaining knowledge on ways to defend against the allegations. Charges for sex crimes can be particularly stressful for an individual to handle, but help is available. 

One man in Utah may be looking for assistance due to being taken into custody. It was reported that a file sharing website purportedly informed authorities that a user may have been downloading illegal materials. Police then reportedly tracked the user's account to a specific cell phone and computer on a school campus. The user was allegedly a teacher at the school.

Authorities allegedly found hundreds of pictures on the teacher's phone relating to child pornography. The teacher, a 32-year-old man, was taken into custody. Specifically, he is facing allegations for sexual exploitation of a minor and aggravated sexual abuse. He was released from custody on a $100,000 bond.  A representative from the school stated that the incident could lead to the man being immediately terminated from his teaching position.

Sex crimes relating to child porn and abuse could lead to considerable consequences if the man is convicted. However, the man does have the opportunity to defend against the allegations that have been brought against him. Information on Utah criminal proceedings relating to the charges and his case could help him feel more confident in making legal decisions and determining the best manner in which to move forward in court.

Source: The Salt Lake Tribune, "Utah science teacher facing charges in child porn case", Sept. 9, 2015

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