CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) -- Some double-checking at the Iron County Jail helped prevent a man wanted for alleged sexual abuse from going free.
Thirty-two-year-old Christopher Allen Morgan, of Cedar City, had been serving time in jail since June for traffic infractions and a D-U-I drug charge. He was scheduled to be released Friday.
But authorities didn't let him out of jail after discovering an arrest warrant for two counts of aggravated sex abuse -- both first-degree felonies.
He was booked back into jail on 100-thousand dollars cash-only bail.
Morgan is accused of sexually abusing a 7-year-old girl twice after she had fallen asleep.
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