was an LDS church member; sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for photographing a teenage boy engaging in sexual acts

Case Summary

09/14/01 Provo, Utah

LDS Brad Gale, was charged in the sexual abuse of a 15-year-old boy, “with forcible
sodomy and forcible sexual abuse. Brad Gale, is the owner of Gale’s Office Supply and

Books in Roosevelt and Vernal. Gale, is already facing 33 felony charges in Duchesne
County accusing him of sexually abusing the same teen over a five-year period. Court
records in the case state that some of the abuse occurred in the back room of Gale’s
Roosevelt store, which sells scriptures and books by LDS authors.”

3 charged in abuse of boy By Geoff Liesik For the Deseret Morning News

Thursday, Sept. 14 2006

Gale will serve “15 years in federal prison for photographing a teenage boy engaging in
sexual acts”

“Investigators say Gale sexually abused the 14-year-old boy for years. His alleged offenses
included mailing nude and semi-nude pictures of the boy to another man and also offering
him up as a sex partner.”

“Gale could spend time behind bars beyond the 15 years. He is slated to be sentenced

March 29 in Roosevelt’s 8th District Court, where he pleaded guilty last month to four first-
degree felonies in connection with sexually abusing the boy.”

Duchesne Co. businessman gets 15 years for child porn By Pamela Manson The Salt Lake

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Mormon Sexual Abuse Map

International map of locations where active members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints perpetrated or allegedly perpetrated sexual abuse or other sex crimes, or where LDS leaders failed or allegedly failed to help abuse survivors.