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Former South Ogden cop pleads to sex crimes

Former South Ogden cop pleads to sex crimes

By Aaron Falk
The Salt Lake Tribune

Published Jul 28, 2011 02:47PM MDT

A former South Ogden police officer has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a child.
Andrew Welling, 41, faces the possibility of life in prison after pleading guilty Thursday to first-degree felony counts of aggravated sexual abuse of a child and forcible sodomy.
Welling is scheduled to be sentenced by 2nd District Judge Michael DiReda on Sept. 9.
Welling, who was a South Ogden police officer from August 2008 to January, when he resigned amid an internal investigation into his actions.
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