Sex abuse charges filed against Cove man

Erick Durrant jail booking photo (Courtesy: Cache County Jail).

LOGAN — Formal charges have been filed against Erick Durrant. The 19-year-old Cove man is suspected of sexually abusing a teenage girl last month.

According to records, Durrant was arraigned in 1st District Court Thursday afternoon. He has been charged with sodomy on a child, a first-degree felony; and enticing a minor online, a second-degree felony.

Investigators allege Durrant met the underage victim through a mutual friend. They had a brief relationship, often communicating through Snapchat. On November 30, he allegedly sexually assaulted her.

Deputies arrested Durrant on December 11 and booked him into the Cache County Jail. He was later released after posting bail.

Durrant is scheduled to make his next appearance in court next month. He could face up to life in prison if convicted.

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