was an LDS church member and civic leader in Utah; accused of masturbating in a public restroom; convicted

Case Summary

William Guymon Bruhn was a Mormon church member arrested in a public restroom allegedly caught masturbating. Had to pay a $250 fine and spend 5 days in jail. He denied the allegations and said “he was the victim of an overzealous vice officer who made a mistake”

Sources
  1. Governor Delays Decision
    view source details | 16 Oct 1975 | Provo Daily Herald
  2. Willam G. Bruhn [obituary]
    view source details | 4 Apr 1985 | Beaver Press
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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.