was a Mormon bishop in Placerville, El Dorado County, California; accused of sexual abuse in 2020; as of May 2023, the case is proceeding through pretrial motions

About Alan Andrus

  • Latest update: May 2023: in pretrial
  • born 1963
  • alias(es): Alan R Andrus
  • LDS mission: yes - - Hong Kong

  • LDS temple marriage: yes 1992 Oakland California

  • Criminal case result:

Ties to LDS leaders/power: son-in-law of Kieth Merrill; Merrill was commissioned by the LDS church's First Presidency to produce the films Legacy and The Testaments, and has been a member of the Board of Trustees of Southern Virginia University and president of the BYU Alumni Association

Alan Andrus Mormon Sex Crime Case Summary

Alan Andrus, a former LDS bishop, was arrested and accused in 2020 of drugging and sexually assaulting a member of his LDS ward in El Dorado County, California in 2019.

As of May 2023, the case disposition is still pending, as it proceeds through pretrial motions.

Son in law to Kieth Merrill who made Legacy, The Testaments and other Mormon church films.

FLOODLIT is keeping track of this court case – El Dorado County case #P20CRF0225 in California.

Born in ~1964, served an LDS mission. Married in an LDS temple.

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    view source details | 26 Jul 1990 | Deseret News
  2. Arrest Information for Alan Roman Andrus
    view source details | 11 May 2020 | Local Crime News
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