was a Mormon church member in Weston, Idaho; tried to meet a 13 year old girl for sex; pleaded guilty and convicted to one count sexual abuse of a child and two counts o f entice a minor by internet or text

Case Summary

Chet Barry Egley was a mormon in Weston, Idaho. Egley tried meeting a 13 year old girl met online at a park, for sex. He instructed the minor to “flash him” when he arrived. The 13 year old girl online was an undercover police officer. Egley was convicted of one count of SEXUAL ABUSE OF A CHILD – 1st Degree Felony and two counts of ENTICE A MINOR BY INTERNET OR TEXT – 2nd Degree Felony.

Sentenced to Prison:
SEXUAL ABUSE OF A CHILD – 1st Degree Felony/ 1-5 years/prison term suspended
ENTICE A MINOR BY INTERNET OR TEXT – 2nd Degree Felony/ 1-5 years/prison term suspended
ENTICE A MINOR BY INTERNET OR TEXT – 2nd Degree Felony/ 1-5 years/prison term suspended

Sentenced to Jail:
ENTICE A MINOR BY INTERNET OR TEXT – 2nd Degree Felony/ 30 days jail term/2 days credit/
120 days home confinement

Probation:
36 months

FIRST DISTRICT – CACHE
CACHE COUNTY, STATE OF UTAH
STATE OF UTAH vs. CHET EGLEY
CASE NUMBER 221101199 State Felony

CHARGES

Charge 1 – 76-5-404.1 – ATTEMPTED – SEXUAL ABUSE OF A CHILD – 1st Degree Felony(amended to) – 3rd Degree Felony
Offense Date: September 13, 2022
Location: Cache County
Plea: July 26, 2023 Guilty
Disposition: July 26, 2023 Guilty

Charge 2 – 76-5B-201(3)(A) – SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF A MINOR – 3rd Degree Felony
Offense Date: September 13, 2022
Location: Cache County
Disposition: July 26, 2023 Dismissed (w/o prej)

Charge 3 – 76-4-401(4)(A)(I) – ENTICE A MINOR BY INTERNET OR TEXT – 2nd Degree Felony
Offense Date: September 13, 2022
Location: Cache County
Plea: July 26, 2023 Guilty
Disposition: July 26, 2023 Guilty

Charge 4 – 76-4-401(4)(A)(I) – ENTICE A MINOR BY INTERNET OR TEXT – 2nd Degree Felony
Offense Date: September 13, 2022
Location: Cache County
Plea: July 26, 2023 Guilty
Disposition: July 26, 2023 Guilty

SENTENCE PRISON

Based on the defendant’s conviction of ATTEMPTED SEXUAL ABUSE OF A CHILD a 3rd Degree Felony, the defendant is sentenced to an indeterminate term of not to exceed five years in the Utah State Prison.
The prison term is suspended.

Based on the defendant’s conviction of ENTICE A MINOR BY INTERNET OR TEXT a 2nd 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 ENTICE A MINOR BY INTERNET OR TEXT a 2nd 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

Sentence to run concurrent.

SENTENCE JAIL

Based on the defendant’s conviction of ENTICE A MINOR BY INTERNET OR TEXT a 2nd Degree Felony, the defendant is sentenced to a term of 30 day(s) in the Cache County Jail.

Credit is granted for 2 day(s) previously served.
Defendant is sentenced to serve 120 day(s) of home confinement.

SENTENCE JAIL RELEASE TIME NOTE
Defendant may have work release consistent with the policy of the Cache County Jail.

ORDER OF PROBATION
The defendant is placed on probation for 36 month(s).
Probation is to be supervised by Adult Probation and Parole.
Defendant to serve 30 day(s) jail

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