WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah, Jan. 28, 2020 (Gephardt Daily) — New information has been released surrounding the abduction and assault of a Hunter High School student Monday.
“UPD has arrested Creed Cole Lujan, age 43, of West Valley City, for the abduction of the Hunter High School student,” the police department said in a tweet Tuesday morning. “He was booked into the Salt Lake County Adult Detention Center on multiple felony charges.”
A probable cause statement for Lujan said he was arrested at 9:14 p.m. Monday and is facing charges of:
- Aggravated kidnapping, a first-degree felony
- Aggravated sexual abuse of a child; stranger to victim, a first-degree felony
- Rape, a first-degree felony
- Aggravated assault, a second-degree felony
- Aggravated assault, a third-degree felony
- Distributing pornographic material, a third-degree felony
- Tampering with evidence, a class A misdemeanor
- Threat of violence, a class B misdemeanor
Police say Lujan abducted the teen as she made her way home from Hunter High School Monday afternoon.
Lujan was arrested for DUI in July 2019 and found guilty of impaired driving. He was ordered to complete treatment as a result of that incident.
Court records reveal Lujan served time for attempted homicide and aggravated kidnapping in 2009, when he pulled a female hotel employee into a hotel room and choked her until she was unconscious. He was paroled in 2015.
He was arrested for DUI in July 2019 and found guilty of impaired driving. He was ordered to complete treatment as a result of that incident.