LAYTON, Utah (ABC4 News) – A 30-year-old Roy High School teacher has now been charged after police say he tried to meet up with a 13-year-old for sex.
According to charging documents, Brady Allen, 30, was booked into the Davis County Jail last week and charged on Friday with one count of second-degree felony enticing a minor over the internet and once count of third-degree felony sexual exploitation of a minor.
Beginning in August 2020, a Layton Police detective was participating in an undercover operation with the FBI Child Exploitation Task Force and while portraying himself as a 13-year-old child, he was contacted by Allen, according to police.
Detectives say Allen engaged in highly sexual conversation, asked for nude images, arranged to meet the child for sex, and drove to the meeting location.
On Wednesday, Allen was arrested at his home and admitted that he communicated with the detective he thought was the teenager and to showing up to meet for sex.
Roy High school administrators have been notified about the arrest and Weber County School District issued the following statement:
“On October 21, 2020, we were informed by law enforcement agents regarding the arrest of one of our teachers, Brady Allen. Mr. Allen is a multi-media teacher at Roy High School.
The arrest occurred outside of school. We were told that the alleged criminal actions of Mr. Allen were not related to any activities that took place at Roy High School, and it did not involve any students.“
Mr. Allen has been placed on administrative leave while the district conducts an internal investigation into the matter. Since this is a criminal investigation, please contact the arresting agency for more details.“
Allen does not have any other criminal history in Utah.