Southern Utah police ask victims to come forward in sex abuse case

Timothy O'Neill Mugshot (Photo: Washington County Jail)

(KUTV) - The Hurricane Police Department is asking for the public's help in their case against Timothy O'Neill.

According to a Facebook post, police accuse O'Neill of contacting an underage girl via Facebook Messenger.

Police say the contact"led to the two meeting at his place of business then his home. During this time inappropriate/illegal sexual activity occurred and was later reported to the Police Department," the post says.

O'Neill was arrested and booked into jail on multiple charges. He's currently being held on a $75,000 cash only bond.

Hurricane Police say O'Neill has been convicted before of trying to entice a minor over the Internet.

He is a registered sex offender.

The Facebook post continues:

Due to the history of Mr. O’Neill and this most recent offense HCPD is seeking any other possible victims who have come in contact with Mr. O’Neill recently, either in person or on any social media. Anyone with any information regarding any incidents with Mr. O’Neill is encouraged to call our 24 hour dispatch center at 435-627-4999.

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