WEBER COUNTY, Utah (ABC4 News) – A popular teacher at Logan High School was arrested after he was found engaging in sexual activity with an under aged teen girl in West Haven on Friday.
According to a probably cause statement, 57-year-old Joseph Scott Harris was arrested after deputies with the Weber County Sheriff’s Office were called to a report of a suspicious vehicle. When deputies arrived, they found two occupants, Harris and a 15-year-old girl who were partially clothed.
The teen admitted to deputies she had met with Harris on multiple occasions since the beginning of the year that resulted in sexual activity.
When Harris was questioned, he said he thought the girl was 19 but admitted to deputies she looked young. Harris said he met the girl online and admitted to three separate incidents where he had met up with the girl and engaged in sexual activity.
Harris has been charged with six counts of felony unlawful sexual activity with a minor. He has been suspended from the district pending the outcome of the investigation.