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Man pleads guilty to sodomy of a child; other charges dropped as part of deal

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Posted at 8:09 PM, Sep 30, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-30 22:09:12-04

OREM, Utah — A man who was facing numerous charges in connection with a sexual abuse case in Orem pleaded guilty to a charge of child sodomy Monday, and in exchange for the plea several other charges were dropped.

Jayson Quade Johnson, 27, was arrested after he allegedly assaulted and sexually abused a girl who was walking to Cherry Hill Elementary School in Orem last February.

The man pleaded guilty to a charge of child sodomy, and other charges against the man were dropped that included kidnapping, aggravated sexual abuse of a child, and witness tampering.

Johnson is scheduled to be sentenced in November.

Click here for FOX 13 News’ previous coverage of the case.