May 28, 2024


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Man accused of groping teen girls at BYU youth event

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PROVO, Utah (ABC4) – A male has been arrested for allegedly groping two teenager women at a BYU youth summertime camp on July 8.

Brigham Youthful University Law enforcement (BYU) have identified the suspect as 64-yr-aged Dennis Lee Yazzie from Blanding.

Police say Yazzie is accused of allegedly touching the breasts of two teenage ladies who were collaborating at BYU’s Particularly For Youth (EFY) Convention.

The victims are two teenage ladies — a 16-yr-aged and a 17-year-aged. 

Officers arrived at the camp following a counselor noted recognizing Yazzie standing in the foyer of the BYU Laundry Constructing. 

When law enforcement approached him, Yazzie advised officers he experienced traveled to the campus by bus from Orem and claimed he hadn’t communicated with any individual so significantly.

When police questioned Yazzie, he later instructed officers “I’m no pervert,” and mentioned he spoke with “a bunch of girls” and stated “girls were being just about everywhere.” 

The 16-12 months-previous target instructed police Yazzie “appeared out of nowhere” as she was waiting around in line for food items. She claims Yazzie walked toward her with both equally of his palms out although inquiring for dollars. She claims he experienced a coin in every hand and although approaching her, “brushed versus her breast” as soon as just before touching her breast a second time. 

The sufferer claims “the incident occurred so rapidly, she was stunned and bothered by it.”

The next target, a 17-12 months-previous girl, tells law enforcement a identical tale of Yazzie standing future to her in a lunch line when holding his arms out in the same palm-up style and inquiring her for dollars. She suggests Yazzie then touched her breast beneath her shirt. 

An grownup camp counselor says he witnessed Yazzie allegedly touching the 16-calendar year-previous. He claims the guy appeared to be homeless so the counselor approached him and talked about the church would support him with revenue, but not at the ongoing youth party.

A 16-yr-aged male witness claims Yazzie was about to contact one more teenage lady before the camp counselor approached him at the time.

Yazzie was arrested on two expenses of sexual battery and is at present booked at the Utah County Jail. | Newsphere by AF themes.