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North Logan man accused of sexually assaulting person with disabilities

March 19, 2019

LOGAN, Utah - A 34-year-old North Logan man suspected of sexually assaulting an adult with the mental competency of a 6-year-old child has been charged in 1st District Court with sexual assault.

David Earl Sagoe was arrested Wednesday afternoon and booked into the Cache County Jail.

According to a probable cause statement filed by Logan City Police, a support person who assists people with disabilities took the alleged victim to a local hospital for a physical exam, where medical professionals reportedly found evidence of sexual assault.

Sagoe was interviewed by police, and according to the probable cause statement, he admitted to removing the victim’s clothing and inappropriately touching the alleged victim March 10, and it was this incident that prompted the support person to contact police.

He also reportedly admitted to touching the same individual multiple times in the two weeks prior to the March 10 incident.

Sagoe, who has been charged with six counts of forcible sexual abuse, is scheduled to appear in court on March 18 for an initial appearance. Bail has been set at $60,000.