PROVO Alleged alcohol-fueled incidents in January and May led to a Provo man's arrest Monday for investigation of sex offenses.
The man was arrested for investigation of aggravated sexual abuse of a child, forcible sexual abuse, sexual battery and voyeurism.
Two girls, ages 10 and 11, told police they went to the home of the 50-year-old man in January to spend the night with his 11-year-old daughter, according to a 4th District Court affidavit of probable cause. The girls said the man's daughter went to bed but the two stayed up to play pool with the man in his basement.
They told police the man brought out a digital camera and asked the girls to pretend to kiss each other while he took pictures, according to the affidavit.
Both victims told police the man came up behind them and hugged them tightly, not letting them go, according to the affidavit. One girl told police the man grabbed her hand and put it on his genitals, asking the other girl to take a picture, according to the affidavit.
The girls said they later deleted the pictures because they didn't like them, according to the affidavit.
The man admitted to police that the girls had stayed at his house and that they had been alone with him in his basement, according to the affidavit. He also allegedly said he had been drinking alcohol that night and didn't remember all that he had done.
Two 17-year-old girls told police that on May 5 and May 17 at the man's house, he repeatedly made sexual comments, pulled down one girl's tube top and touched her breasts, according to the affidavit. The victims also told police that the man lifted their skirts and dresses in an attempt to reveal their underwear, according to the affidavit.
The girls indicated that the man was intoxicated on each occasion. According to the affidavit, the man told police he remembered the girls coming to his home and his wife telling him to leave them alone. The man also allegedly told police he doesn't remember exactly what happened because of the alcohol he had been drinking.