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Marine recruiter accused of inappropriate relationship pleads not guilty

Marine recruiter accused of inappropriate relationship pleads not guilty



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SALT LAKE CITY -- A Marine recruiter accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a teenage girl appeared in court Monday morning.

Trevor Hooper formally heard the 14 felony charges against him and entered a plea of not guilty.

Prosecutors say Hooper met a 15-year-old girl at one of the schools where he was recruiting and began having a relationship with her. They say he had sex with the girl several time and even videotaped some of the encounters.

The charges against him include rape and sexual exploitation of a minor.

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