was an LDS church member; accused of sexual abuse

Case Summary

Jeffrey Allan Vargo was mormon in St. George, Utah. In 2001 Vargo got drunk with a Coworker. And the coworker woke up to Jeffrey Vargo sodomizing him. Vargo was given probation.

FIFTH DISTRICT COURT-ST GEORGE
WASHINGTON COUNTY, STATE OF UTAH
STATE OF UTAH vs. JEFFREY ALLEN VARGO
CASE NUMBER 011500224 State Felony
CHARGES
Charge 1 – 76-5-404 – FORCIBLE SEXUAL ABUSE – 2nd Degree Felony
Offense Date: March 13, 2001
Plea: March 28, 2001 Guilty
Disposition: March 28, 2001 {Guilty Plea}
Charge 2 – 76-5-404 – FORCIBLE SEXUAL ABUSE – 2nd Degree Felony
Offense Date: March 13, 2001
Plea: March 28, 2001 Guilty
Disposition: March 28, 2001 {Guilty Plea}

SENTENCE PRISON
Based on the defendant’s conviction of FORCIBLE SEX ABUSE a2nd Degree Felony, the defendant is sentenced to an indeterminate term of not less than one year nor more than fifteen years in the Utah State Prison.
The prison term is suspended.
Based on the defendant’s conviction of FORCIBLE SEX ABUSE a2nd Degree Felony, the defendant is sentenced to an indeterminate term of not less than one year nor more than fifteen years in the Utah State Prison.
The prison term is suspended.
SENTENCE PRISON CONCURRENT/CONSECUTIVE NOTE
Prison sentence in court 1 is to run concurrently with charge #1
SENTENCE FINE SUSPENDED NOTE
Fine is stayed upon successfully completion of probation and coordination of deposits to a savings account thru AP&P.

Sources
  1. Washington
    view source details | 17 May 2001 | The Salt Lake Tribune
  2. Man gets probation in sex abuse case
    view source details | 17 May 2001 | The Daily Spectrum
  3. Zion Park Workers Pleads Guilty to 2 Counts of Sexual Abuse
    view source details | 29 Mar 2001 | The Daily Spectrum
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