was a Mormon church member and scout leader in Long Beach, California; pleaded guilty in 1986 to charges of child sexual abuse

Case Summary

LDS church member Daniel Montoya “of AZ has already been convicted of sexually abusing teen boys from his church in Long Beach in the 1980s. More victims have come forward and he is back in jail.”

“He had previously been convicted of molesting two teen boys in the 1970s and was arrested again in October of 2014 ” “Detectives learned that in 1986, Montoya pleaded guilty to molesting two boys who were members of his church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Long Beach.”

December 31, 1986 Montoya was placed on the BSA Confidential files “Charged and arrested for fondling (child molestation). In a handwritten note in the files the BSA states, “Please note that Montoya is charged with fondling. No charge has ever been made involving any violent act. He is a meek and mild young man.”

May 21, 1987 (newspaper clipping) “A former Mormon missionary and Boy Scout leader who pleaded guilty last year to molesting two boys has been ordered to spend on year in a residential behavioral treatment program.”

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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.