Former LDS/Mormon church high priests who have been publicly accused or found guilty of sexual abuse or sex crimes.

  • Allen, Terry George was an LDS church member; in 1987, was found guilty of sexual abuse of a child and was sentenced to six years in prison
  • Crookston, Clark Elwood former bishop in Utah; accused of 60 years of sex abuse of multiple children; found guilty of attempted aggravated child sexual abuse; sentenced in 2022 to up to 35 years in prison
  • Curtis, Franklin Richard was a Mormon church member in Oregon; convicted of sexual abuse
  • Gilbert, Lawrence Wayne was a Mormon church member and high priest group leader in California; convicted of sexually abusing three girls; sentenced to 10 years in prison
  • Guinn, Gene Audra was an LDS church member; accused of sexual abuse
  • Herget, David Henry was a Mormon church member in Washington; convicted of child sexual abuse and sentenced to prison; released; arrested and charged with sexually abused more children; killed himself while awaiting trial
  • Lords, Boyd K was a Mormon church member in Winnemucca, Nevada; accused of child sexual abuse; pleaded guilty in 2022 to one felony count of lewdness with a child under the age of 14; was sentenced to prison
  • Pratt, Carl Dee was a Mormon bishop in San Manuel, Arizona; allegedly sexually abused a boy in his ward
  • Sepos, Carl Edward was an LDS temple worker and high priest in Payson, Utah; pleaded guilty to sexually abusing his stepdaughter, an adult woman with Down syndrome and autism, at a hotel swimming pool in front of a hotel employee; he blamed his sex crime in part on an addiction to viewing adult pornography; he was serving as a temple worker at the time of his sexual assault
  • Tilson, George Kermit was a Mormon church member in the Salt Lake City, Utah area (including Holladay); pleaded guilty to child sexual abuse in the 1990s; alleged coverup by Mormon leaders
  • Vallejo, Keith Robert was a Mormon bishop in Utah; convicted of sexually abusing and raping two underage girls; sentenced in 2017 to five years to life in prison