Douglas Bee, 73, was arrested Wednesday by the Santaquin Police Department on suspicion of aggravated sexual abuse of children.

Bee, who resides in Santaquin, reportedly abused three girls who were between the ages of 7 and 10 at the time of the alleged abuse.

According to the police report, Bee admitted to inappropriate touching of two of the victims. When asked about the third victim, Bee reportedly told police that he didn’t remember touching her inappropriately, but that it was “probable.”

The police also have audio of Bee admitting guilt in a recorded phone conversation with one of the victim’s parents, according to the report.

Bee has no previous criminal history, according to the report.

Bee was booked at Utah County Jail on suspicion of six counts of first-degree felony aggravated sexual abuse of a child.

Katie England is the South County and political reporter for the Daily Herald. She can be reached at 801-344-2599 or kengland@heraldextra.com

Katie England covers politics, county government and southern Utah County for the Daily Herald. She can be reached at 801-344-2599 or kengland@heraldextra.com.

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