Man charged with sexually abusing his grandchildren

Published: Wednesday, July 11 2012 9:16 p.m. MDT

COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS — Charges were filed Wednesday against a man who police said sexually abused and exploited his grandchildren.

Larry Guiver, 61, was charged with five counts of aggravated sexual abuse of a child, a first-degree felony; and 10 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, a second-degree felony, according to documents filed in 3rd District Court.

Two granddaughters and a grandson, all under age 10, told police that Guiver touched them inappropriately while they were staying at his home in 2011, according to the charges. 

According to the charges, police also executed a search warrant for Guiver's computers and identified 4,230 files and 11 video files as possible child pornography. Police also identified 11 files that contained images of Guiver's granddaughter.

Benjamin Wood

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