Authorities arrest man coming into St. George to allegedly ‘teach’ 13-year-old how to have sex

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ST. GEORGE — An out-of-state man was arrested Tuesday after allegedly traveling to St. George to “teach a 13-year-old girl how to have sex” – an arrangement made through an online sex advertisement.

Jeremy David Demoss Fisher, of Lake Arrowhead, California, and Vernonia, Oregon, booking photo posted May 16, 2017 | Photo courtesy of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, St. George News

On May 9, Homeland Security Investigations special agents and St. George Police detectives began communicating with 34-year-old Jeremy David Demoss Fisher, of Lake Arrowhead, California, as part of an undercover sting operation aimed at catching child sex predators.

Fisher responded to an online ad placed by an undercover investigator asking if anyone was interested in “Family Fun,” according to a probable cause statement filed by the St. George Police Department in support of the arrest.

“Fisher was told during the chats that the woman he was talking to had a 13-year-old daughter and wanted her to be taught how to have sex by a gentleman,” the arresting officer wrote in a sworn statement. “When asked if he was into Family Taboo, Fisher responded ‘Yes! Love it. Watch mom daughter and son porn, or brother sister, anything that keeps it in the family.”

During the conversation with the undercover agent, Fisher named explicit sexual activities he enjoys doing, adding that he likes “anything and everything,” the report stated.

“Fisher understood that the mother would not be engaging in any sexual activity and that any sex would happen between Fisher and the child,” the officer wrote in the statement, adding that Fisher then made arrangements to meet with whom he believed to be the mother of the child in St. George.

While en route to St. George, Fisher allegedly sent the undercover investigators photos of himself in the car, including a picture of his private parts to reportedly show the child his size (explicit descriptions omitted), according to the statement.

When he arrived at the agreed location in St. George, Fisher was greeted by law enforcement. He was subsequently arrested and booked into the Washington County Purgatory Correctional Facility.

The Washington County Attorney’s Office filed an information in 5th District Court accusing Fisher of first-degree felony conspiracy to commit rape of a child, along with second-degree felony enticing, soliciting, seducing or luring a minor by Internet or text message.

Fisher made his initial appearance in 5th District Court Thursday before Judge John Walton. His bail pending trial was set at $30,000. He is scheduled to make his next appearance in court on Tuesday.

On May 11, Taylor John Hummel, 22, of St. George, was arrested during the same undercover operation focused on child predators, human trafficking, sexual solicitation, and Department of Professional Licensing violations.

Read more: St. George man arrested after arranging sex with a mom and her 13-year-old child

Hummel allegedly made an agreement with undercover investigators to exchange money for sex with a “mother and her 13-year-old daughter” on an online website known for advertising sex.

Hummel is facing charges of first-degree felony conspiracy to commit rape of a child, along with class B misdemeanor sexual solicitation. He was released from police custody on $20,000 bail pending trial. He is also scheduled to make his next appearance in 5th District Court on Tuesday.

Persons arrested or charged are presumed innocent until found guilty in a court of law or as otherwise decided by a trier-of-fact.

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6 Comments

  • Rob83 May 19, 2017 at 10:50 pm

    These stings are great, recognizing these predators and them getting a record will hopefully reduce child abductions. These are the types that think they can get away with, having zero morale, so disturbing.

  • comments May 20, 2017 at 12:23 am

    This one strikes me as much more of an opportunistic predator than that last one (Hummel?), especially making a road trip out of it. Just from the very limited info in these stories I still feel like the first one was roped in by the police to a rather extreme extent, I could be wrong, but that’s just the impression I get. This guy on the other hand should, in all likelihood, be locked up. Someone who’s willing to make a roadtrip of it is def a predator. You really gotta wonder how many of these types there are out there. My guess is they’re just scratching the surface. I’d imagine it’s a little like the I-15 drug busts–for every vehicle they nab with a drug load there are likely several hundred or more that slip by. This is a sad reality.

  • comments May 20, 2017 at 12:45 am

    Then again, these scenarios that these police are using to lure these men in are a bit extreme and cross into the realm of bizarre. A mom prostituting her 13 year old? Another mom setting up an incest scenario? Not even pleasant to think about and just seems a bit much. I guess they must know what they’re doing….?

    • Ladyk May 21, 2017 at 9:17 am

      The police are just posting what has already been posted by real people. Trust me, the reality of what real people advertise is far worse than these stings. Anyone who is willing to pay for or travel for the “opportunity” to have sex with a 13 year old child should be taken off of the streets.

      My problem is the flexible sentencing. One man just recently got 20 years in jail for doing the same thing Anthony Weiner did. But Weiner is expected to do less than 1 year, if that. I think there should be federal guide lines that are strictly held to. It needs to be so bad if you get caught that the fear of it is worse than the desire for.

      • comments May 21, 2017 at 12:35 pm

        I’ve heard that both Bill Clinton and Donald trump have visited a private island owned by a billionaire banker named Jeffrey Epstein. Rumor has it this is where the political elite travel to have sex with underage girls–more than likely impoverished girls flown in from E. europe and elsewhere. The point is: those in power or with enough money to buy favors are above the law. There was a time when clinton and trump used to be real ‘buddy buddy’ with eachother, and they’re both perverts, so Imagination is the limit of what things those two scum have done over the years.

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