FARMINGTON -- A Centerville man entered not-guilty pleas to child sex abuse charges.
Timothy William Bothell, 43, appeared in 2nd District Court on Tuesday. He is charged with two first-degree felony counts of aggravated sexual abuse of a child and four counts of class A misdemeanor charges of lewdness involving a child. Another hearing is set for Dec. 18.
Bothell served on a local Stake High Council for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and was also employed by the LDS Church at the time of his arrest in August, police said.
According to court documents, the abuse occurred between Dec. 1, 2011, and Aug. 9, 2012.
Two girls, ages 13 and 11, were friends of the Bothell family, according to police. Bothell inappropriately touched one of the girls and made the girl touch him inappropriately, according to the documents. He also had exposed himself to the girls, according to the documents.