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Massage Therapist Pleads Guilty To Sexually Assaulting Clients

A massage practitioner pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting clients in 1st District Court on Monday.

Freddy Anthony Perales, 58, pleaded guilty to three counts of first-degree object rape and four counts of second-degree forcible sexual abuse. The charges span six cases involving separate victims.


Cache County prosecutor Dane Murray told the court that in each case Perales inappropriately touched the victims under the guise or pretext of a “medical procedure.”


Affidavits filed with the court state the victims sought massage treatments from Perales, who then proceeded to inappropriately touch them in various ways. Read the rest of the story on


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