Brigham City » Sentencing again has been delayed for a former Box Elder County sheriff's deputy accused of conducting unlawful strip searches of women.
Wednesday marked the second time sentencing has been delayed in 1st District Court for 37-year-old Scott Womack, who pleaded no contest to misdemeanor counts of custodial sexual misconduct and attempted custodial misconduct. First District Judge Kevin Allen decided to postpone the sentencing in his courtroom until after Womack could be sentenced in federal court. This would allow Allen the opportunity to "mirror" the federal court sentencing, if he follows the recommendation of prosecutors, he said. Allen scheduled Womack for sentencing July 3.
Womack was scheduled to be sentenced on the federal charges on June 20, where he faces a possible maximum penalty of up to one year in prison and a fine of $250,000 on each counts of deprivation of rights under color of law, however, that sentencing date was canceled on Wednesday. No new date has been set of as Wednesday afternoon.