A Grantsville Top Faculty trainer was once charged Thursday with sexually abusing a pupil on the college all the way through the 2017-18 college 12 months. (Steve Griffin, Deseret Information)
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GRANTSVILLE — A Grantsville Top Faculty trainer was once arrested previous this week and accused of sexually abusing a pupil in 2017.
Richard Craig Harrison, 33, of Grantsville, was once charged Thursday in Tooele’s third District Courtroom with six counts of forcible sexual abuse, a second-degree prison, and object rape, a first-degree prison.
Police say the alleged sexual abuse started all the way through the 2017-18 college 12 months when the lady was once 14 and 15.
The lady advised police about seven instances when he inappropriately touched her during the varsity: in an ice room, a garage closet, a weight room and a conveyable lecture room, in keeping with a police reserving affidavit.
“After each and every incident of abuse, Harrison would message (her) asking if she was once OK and would inform her to ensure she deleted her messages and no longer inform any individual,” the affidavit states.
Right through a telephone name with the previous pupil, Harrison stated he “vaguely recollects” an come upon when he put his hand down the lady’s pants and later advised police he grabbed the lady’s bottom within the college’s weight room “with a host of scholars messing round,” investigators wrote within the affidavit.
The alleged sufferer stated she “needed to do what Harrison requested of her” as a result of he was once her trainer and trainer, the affidavit says.
Harrison is indexed at the Grantsville Top Faculty site as a well being and PE trainer.