former LDS bishop in Utah; arrested in 2004 and charged with 125 counts of sexual abuse; charges were dropped in 2005

About David Gomez

David Gomez Mormon Sex Crime Case Summary

This case arose in Kent, Utah.

Gomez, a former LDS bishop, was accused of molesting several teenage boys and was taken into custody 19 April 2004 on suspicion of 125 counts of sexual abuse for allegedly molesting boys who sought religious counseling while he was serving as a Mormon bishop 1989-1990”

West Valley police Sgt. Craig Black said, “We believe church leaders knew about some of
these allegations six or seven months ago.”

Gomez faced three first-degree felony counts of sodomy on a child and three second-degree felony counts of sex abuse of a child, which were filed in 3rd District Court 22 April 2004.

In 2005, the charges

Alleged crime location: Kent, UT

The accused was once the director of Utah Correctional Industries.

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