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Charges Filed Against Man Accused Of Decades-Old Child Sexual Abuse Incidents

Felony child sex crimes alleged to have happened 30 years ago have led to criminal charges against a former Cache Valley man.

Steve A. Archuleta, 61, has been charged in the 1st District Court with two counts of sodomy on a child, two counts of aggravated sexual abuse of a child, two counts of object rape of a child and a single count of second-degree sodomy on a child.


An affidavit filed with the court states the incidents of abuse began in 1991 and continued for six years. The two alleged victims — both under the age of 10 when incidents began — disclosed to authorities being sexually abused by Archuleta and Carol A. Ricker in various ways. Read the rest of the story on


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