An American Fork man pleaded not guilty Friday in 4th District Court to two charges of rape of a child and one charge of sodomy on a child, first-degree felonies.
James E. Ragan II, 34, entered the plea before Judge Boyd L. Park. Ragan is one of several men charged with sex crimes involving the same 13-year-old girl. The charges against Ragan involve activities that allegedly occurred in August 1989. Park set a Feb. 25 trial date for Ragan. 25.Sentencing for Patrick Burt, convicted of three counts of sexual abuse of a child, involving the same 13-year-old girl, was continued until Feb. 22.