Salt Lake City man gets prison time for crimes against Cache County child

Carl Martin Callahan. Photo: Cache County

LOGAN, Utah, March 19, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — A Salt Lake City man has been sentenced to prison after being found guilty of a crimes against a minor.

Carl Martin Callahan, 64, was found guilty of enticing a minor by Internet, a second-degree felony; and of dealing in materials harmful to a minor, a third-degree felony.

A probable cause statement filed in Logan’s 1st District Court says that a man contacted Cache County Sheriff’s Office officials to report his son has been getting inappropriate messages and media over social media from Callahan.

A warrant was served on the social media accounts, and Callahan was called to speak to investigators.

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“During the interview, C.C. admitted to everything (the minor) disclosed,” the statement says. “All this information corroborated the evidence found on the social media accounts of C.C. and (the victim). C.C. admitted to sending (the victim) a sexually explicit picture of himself. C.C. spoke about conversations with (the victim) and their plants to engage in sexual conduct.”

Callahan was sentenced Monday to 1 to 15 years in prison.

Callahan previously was found guilty of attempted sexual abuse of a child in 1987.

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