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Man Makes Initial Appearance On Sexual Abuse Charges, Preliminary Hearing Set


A man facing 20 sexual abuse charges made his initial appearance in 1st District Court on Wednesday.

Lee Earl Poorte, 62, has been charged with 10 counts of first-degree aggravated sexual abuse of a child and 10 counts of second-degree forcible sexual abuse.


During Poorte’s appearance, a preliminary hearing to determine probable cause in the case was set for Dec. 10. Read the rest of the story on HJnews.com.


This story is made possible thanks to a community reporting partnership between The Herald Journal and Utah Public Radio.