Mental health services employee accused of raping teen client

Posted at 5:24 PM, May 18, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-18 19:24:55-04

LOGAN, Utah — A mental health services employee was arrested after allegations of sex with a 16-year-old female client were reported, officials said Monday.

Donavan D. Faucette

Donavan D. Faucette

On May 17, a supervisor at Bear River Mental Health reported the alleged sex offense to Cache County Sheriff’s Office.

Officials received reports that employee Donavan D. Faucette, 34, of Hyrum, picked up the teen from the home of one of her relatives, drove her up to the Temple Fork turnoff in Logan Canyon where a sexual encounter occurred, according to a press release from the sheriff’s office.

Faucette was booked into Cache County Jail on rape, sodomy and object rape, all of which are first-degree felonies. He was also booked on forcible sex abuse of a minor, a second-degree felony.

This is investigation is ongoing. No other information will be released until it is complete.