Utah probation agent accused of sex with probationer he supervised

Posted at 12:28 PM, Sep 10, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-10 14:28:41-04

PRICE, Utah — An agent with Utah Adult Probation and Parole was arrested Tuesday after a confidential informant accused him of having sex with a female probationer whom he supervised.

Samual Thomas Bowman, 34, faces a third-degree felony charge of custodial sexual relations.

Mug shot: Samual Bowman

Mug shot: Samual Bowman

According to the Price City Police Department, task force officers observed Bowman and the probationer together in Bowman’s state-owned vehicle in the Farnham Road area of Carbon County, south of Wellington.

Bowman was arrested Tuesday evening in an area south of Wellington by officers from several agencies, including the Carbon Metro Drug Task Force, Price City Police Department, Carbon County Sheriff’s Office and Wellington Police Department.

Additional charges may be filed against Bowman as the Carbon Metro Drug Task Force and Utah Adult Probation and Parole continue to investigate and after the Carbon County Attorney reviews the case.

Bowman was assigned to the Price office of Utah Adult Probation and Parole.