Article Image
IPFS News Link • Justice and Judges

Utah judge cites ‘she said, he said’ when giving probation to jailer who admitted sex abuse

• Rawstory

A Utah judge gave a jailer who had admitted that he sexually abused female inmates a slap on the wrist, calling it a case of  “she said, he said,” according to The Deseret News.

David Stein Epperson of Wasatch County, Utah, admitted that he had touched the bare breasts of two female inmates and that he touched the genital area of one of them. However, according to court transcripts, U.S. District Judge David Sam repeatedly questioned the victim’s credibility before sentencing Epperson to probation and eight months of home confinement....