FARMINGTON -- Former South Davis Metro Fire Agency Capt. Bradley Dean Freeze has entered a guilty plea to one count of aggravated sexual abuse of a child.
Freeze, 43, of Kaysville, entered the plea to the first-degree felony Thursday in 2nd District Court.
In exchange for the guilty plea, prosecutors agreed to dismiss two other first-degree felony charges and two second-degree felony charges of sexual exploitation of a minor.
The aggravated sexual abuse of a child conviction carries a mandatory sentence of 15 years to life in Utah State Prison.
A sentencing hearing is set for Jan. 26 before Judge Thomas L. Kay.
Freeze was arrested Aug. 6 by Kaysville police. He has been held in Davis County Jail in lieu of $100,000 bail.
Police seized Freeze's cellphone at the time of his arrest, according to the probable cause for arrest affidavit.
Police said Freeze had taken inappropriate photographs of a young girl using his cellphone on more than one occasion between Sept. 1, 2010, and Aug. 3, 2011.
Freeze had been with the fire department for at least 15 years before he resigned in September after he was arrested.