ST. GEORGE — A St. George man was arrested Thursday at 11 a.m. in connection with the sexual abuse of two children after an investigation was initiated by the alleged victims.
The children came forward and made accusations against the man, an investigation ensued and the man was subsequently arrested, St. George Police Sgt. Sam Despain said.
“As far as the details on that, due to the nature of the crime and age of the victims we cannot give any more information,” Despain said.
Police arrested Kirc Harold Wells, 37, of St. George and charged him with three counts of first-degree felony aggravated sexual abuse and two counts of first-degree felony sodomy of a child.
Wells was booked into Washington County’s Purgatory Correctional Facility and his bail at booking totals $100,000.
Ed. Note: 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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