was a Mormon church member and scout volunteer; arrested for sexually abusing a scout in his troop

Case Summary

06/08/89 Texas

LDS Jimmy D. Young ” was arrested for Child Abuse and placed on the BSA confidential Files. “By his own admission to his Scoutmaster, Billy DeBusk, he did in fact sexually abuse the boy as charged.”

LDS church member Jimmy D. Young (alias James Best) from Odessa, TX. Arrested for child abuse in November 1984 and placed on the BSA Confidential Files in June 1989. “No one is pushing for a trial because he is mentally retarded. By his own admission to his Scoutmaster, Billy DeBusk, he did in fact sexually abuse the boy as charged.”

Sources
  1. Jimmy D Young - Perversion Files
    view source details | 25 Sep 2023 | LA Times
  2. Confidential Record Sheet Registration Service BSA
    view source details | 25 Sep 2023 | Boy Scouts Sexual Abuse
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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.