Relatively few incidents of rape and sexual assault are reported to law enforcement authorities. And of those that are, fewer still result in criminal charges and conviction.
But one Utah woman’s report did lead to charges being filed — against her. The case was ultimately dropped, resulting in the state’s various law enforcement agencies pointing fingers at each other and struggling to answer how an alleged victim came under fire.
On this week’s episode of “Trib Talk,” Tribune reporter Jessica Miller joins Benjamin Wood to discuss perceived flaws in the state’s process for testing and evaluating evidence of sexual assault.