2021 file photograph of St. George Law enforcement officials and emergency personnel responding to scene in St. George, Utah, Dec. 2, 2021 | Photograph by Cody Blowers, St. George Information
ST. GEORGE — An worker of a fast-food restaurant in St. George was booked into jail dealing with felony expenses after allegedly displaying a pornographic video to 2 juveniles whereas on the clock.
Shortly after 2 p.m. on Wednesday, St. George Police acquired a report about an worker at a fast-food restaurant situated in St. George probably displaying pornography to teenagers.
In keeping with the possible trigger assertion filed in help of the arrest, the worker, 24-year-old Leodan Gerardo Alfaro, was talking to 2 juvenile women throughout his shift. And when requested, he mentioned he had a girlfriend and requested if the teenagers needed to see her.
Authorities say the suspect then confirmed each women a video of the suspect performing a sexual act on a “fully nude feminine.” When he tried to scroll by means of his cellular phone, “in an try present them extra movies,” the teenagers left the world.
The incident was reported to the supervisor of the restaurant, who then known as the police. The teenagers had been each interviewed by authorities, whereas officers tried to query the suspect.
Alfaro “refused to reply questions relating to the incident,” the report states. He was arrested and transported to Purgatory Correctional Facility, the place he initially was initially booked into jail on two misdemeanor counts of dealing in supplies dangerous to minors.
As soon as the proposed expenses had been despatched to the Washington County Lawyer’s Workplace for evaluation, they had been enhanced to 2 third-degree felonies.
The suspect was launched from custody later that very same night time, and an preliminary look has but to be scheduled within the case.
A supervisor mentioned they instantly contacted authorities after being suggested of the scenario and Alfaro was terminated from his employment following the arrest.
This report relies on statements from courtroom data, police or different responders and will not comprise the complete scope of findings. Individuals arrested or charged are presumed harmless till discovered responsible in a courtroom of regulation or as in any other case determined by a trier-of-fact.
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