was an LDS church member in Arizona; convicted of child sexual abuse; sentenced to 10 years in prison; baptized again after excommunication; ward members reportedly were not told of his criminal past when he returned after his prison time

Case Summary

Arizona Case #: S-1100-CR-200601954

10 year sentence served, lifetime probation

Sexual Abuse
Molestation of child
Sexual conduct with minor under age 14 – 2 counts

Baptized again after excommunication, served 10 year prison term, active member LDS Church, disclosure not made to ward members

  1. Arrests
    view source details | 15 Jan 2007 | Arizona Republic
  2. Brett Richard Nichols
    view source details | 1 Feb 2024 | Arizona Department of Corrections
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  • Arrests
    Source type: News article
    Publisher: Arizona Republic
    Date published/accessed: 15 Jan 2007
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    Brett Richard Nichols, 39, of Queen Creek, was arrested Dec. 5 on suspicion of sexual abuse, molestation of a child and two counts of sexual conduct with a minor.

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    Brett Richard Nichols
    Source type: Website
    Publisher: Arizona Department of Corrections
    Date published/accessed: 1 Feb 2024
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    Inmate 225067

    Last Name First Name Middle Initial
    Gender Height (inches) Weight Hair Color
    MALE 72 205 BROWN
    Eye Color Ethnic Origin Custody Class Admission
    GREEN CAUCASIAN Medium/Lowest 12/27/2007
    Projected Eligible Release Date
    Prison Release Date Release Type
    12/02/2016 ABS. DISCHARGE
    Most Recent Location As of Date
    Complex Unit Last Movement Status
    12/02/2016 INACTIVE


    Commitment and Sentence Information 1 records
    Commit# Sentence Length Sentence County Court Cause# Offense Date Sentence Date Sentence Status Crime
    A02 009 Y/ 11 M/ 29 D PINAL 200601954 11/05/2006 12/11/2007 IMPOSED MOLESTATION OF CHILD
    Disciplinary Infractions 0 record
    Disciplinary Appeals 0 record [Info]
    Profile Classification 4 records [Info]
    Complete Date Classification Type Custody Risk Internal Risk
    Active Classification Reclassification Medium Lowest
    01/14/2010 Reclassification Medium Low
    01/14/2009 Reclassification Medium Low
    01/09/2008 Initial Classification Medium Low
    Parole Action 0 record
    Parole Placement 0 record
    Work Program 0 record
    Notification Requests, Detainers, and/or Warrants 2 records
    Detainer Date Detainer Type Charges Authority Agreement Date
    02/08/2008 Notification Request CR#200601954 PIMA 09/13/2016
    10/21/2016 Notification Request CR200601954 Clerk of the Court 10/25/2016

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