was an LDS church member; convicted of child exploitation

Case Summary

Samuel M. Heavilon was a single father of two girls, living with his parents in rural Frankfort Indiana.

He sexually abused at least one of his biological daughters, as well as a young teenage female convert to the LDS church.

Allegedly, he often made inappropriate requests to fathers asking to marry young women of families in his ward while in his 40s.

Child Exploitation

Crime Classification
Felony

Offense Code
35-42-4-4

Offense Description
child exploitation

Grade Of Offense
FELONY

Degree Of Offense
4

Case Number
12C01 1710 F4 001138

Sentence Date
Jul 16, 2018

Max Sentence Years
3

Max Sentence Months
11

Max Sentence Days
29

Scheduled Release Date
Jul 7, 2021

Child Exploitation

Crime Location
Clinton, IN

Charge Category
Criminal

Offense Description
child exploitation

National Crime Information Center (NCIC) Code
35-42-4-4

Case Number
12C01 1710 F4 001138

Convinction Date
Jul 16, 2018
Alley Level 3 Facili

Charge Category
Criminal

Offense Description
alley level 3 facili

National Crime Information Center (NCIC) Code
20210707202

Case Number
20707F

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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.