Wasatch Front Man Arrested on Duchesne County Warrant

A Sandy man was arrested in Salt Lake County without incident after 8th District Court Judge Samuel P. Chiara issued a warrant for his arrest last Thursday, September 22nd. Court records show that 37-year-old Jared Stephen Morgan faces charges of Aggravated Human Trafficking, Aggravated Sexual Assault, Rape, Forcible Sodomy, and Aggravated Kidnapping; all 1st Degree Felonies. While the Affidavit of Probable Cause is sealed, court documents do indicate that the offenses occurred in Duchesne County on or about June 1st, 2014. Morgan’s cash only bail is set at $100,000. Court records show that Morgan faced similar 1st Degree Felony Charges including Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Child dating back to 2007 in Salt Lake County’s 3rd District Court but all those charges were dismissed.

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