was an LDS church member in Eagle Mountain, Utah; found guilty of sex abuse of a child

Case Summary

 

 

David Chadwick was a LDS church member in Eagle Mountain, Utah. David was charged with 3 counts of Sex abuse of a child in the 2nd degree. Chadwick was convicted on one count on August 6, 2019 of Sex Abuse of a Child.  It has been reported to Floodlit Chadwick was married in a mormon temple while facing trial for his crimes.  Our source reported to us that Chadwick’s stake president defended his decision to grant Chadwick a temple recommend to be married in the mormon temple.  The stake president said that facing trial for sexual abuse of a minor is unrelated to worthiness to enter the temple and be married.  In addition, we are told the only thing that happened with his church membership was the church leadership flagged his membership record stating that he can’t hold a calling around the youth.  Floodlit has not purchased  David Chadwick’s court records but we have been told that they contain information stating Chadwick had other victims in a prior conviction.

 


4TH DISTRICT COURT – PROVO
UTAH COUNTY, STATE OF UTAH
APPEALED: CASE # 20190818
STATE OF UTAH vs. DAVID M CHADWICK
CASE NUMBER 171400984 State Felony
CHARGES
Charge 1 – 76-5-404.1(2) – SEX ABUSE OF A CHILD – 2nd Degree Felony
Offense Date: May 01, 1999
Location: Utah County
Plea: July 20, 2017 Not Guilty
Disposition: August 07, 2019 Guilty
Charge 2 – 76-5-404.1(2) – SEX ABUSE OF A CHILD – 2nd Degree Felony
Offense Date: January 01, 2000
Location: Utah County
Plea: July 20, 2017 Not Guilty
Disposition: August 06, 2019 {Not Guilty}
Charge 3 – 76-5-404.1(2) – SEX ABUSE OF A CHILD – 2nd Degree Felony
Offense Date: January 01, 2000
Location: Utah County
Plea: July 20, 2017 Not Guilty
Disposition: August 06, 2019 {Not Guilty}
Charge 4 – 76-5-404.1(2) – SEX ABUSE OF A CHILD – 2nd Degree Felony
Offense Date: January 01, 2000
Location: Utah County
Plea: July 20, 2017 Not Guilty
Disposition: August 06, 2019 {Not Guilty}

SENTENCE PRISON
Based on the defendant’s conviction of SEX ABUSE OF A CHILD a 2nd Degree Felony, the defendant is sentenced to an indeterminate term of not less than one year nor more than fifteen years in the Utah State Prison.
The prison term is suspended.
SENTENCE PRISON CONCURRENT/CONSECUTIVE NOTE
On the maximum sentence imposed, case to run concurrent to other cases, but is suspended at this time.
Commitment is to begin immediately.

Sources
  1. Offender Profile David M Chadwick
    view source details | 20 Feb 2024 | Offender Radar
  2. State v. Chadwick
    view source details | | Justia
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