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Brad Stowell
Perpetrator: Stowell, Brad - Mormon
Troop & Location: Grand Teton Council - Camp Little Lemhi, Chubbuck, ID
Years in BSA: No IV File, Scouting 1990-1990's

Description/Convictions:

1988 admits to molesting a 6 yr. old, sent to LDS social services for counseling. Hired again at the same camp in 1989-97. Repeated warnings to the church and scouts were ignored. Arrested in 1997 for child sex abuse while he was at the camp. Post Register – Zuckerman

Evidence of LDS Knowledge:

1988 Stowell confesses to LDS Bishop. Post Register Article – Peter Zuckerman

Brad Stowell in the News:

 

Timeline for Bradley Grant Stowell:

Born 5/1972SSN Issued in Idaho  
1988 Stowell admits to the police, his mother, and the LDS Bishop that he had abused a 6 yr. old neighbor.  (Stowell would have been 16.)  He was sent to the LDS Social Services for counseling and the Bishop said he was cured.  (Post Register and court testimony.)
1988 Stowell was hired to teach first aid at Camp Little Lemhi – Grand Teton Council.  (Post Register and court documents.)
1989 Stowell was hired as waterfront instructor at Camp Little Lemhi.  (Post Register and court documents.)
1990 Stowell was re-hired at Camp Little Lemhi.  (Post Register and court documents.)
1991 Stowell was hired as assistant aquatics director at Camp Little Lemhi.  (Post Register and court documents.)
? Richard Scarborough learned from Stowell’s church leader that Stowell had molested a neighborhood boy.  (Post Register and court documents.)
? Richard Scarborough related to Bradford Allen (Scout Executive, Tendoi Council) that Stowell had engaged in inappropriate relations with a young boy and Stowell should not be working with BSA or at Camp Little Lemhi.  (Post Register and court documents.)
? Richard Scarborough contacted BSA’s western regional director about Stowell’s inappropriate actions with the young neighborhood boy.  (Court documents.)
1991 Richard Scarborough sent a letter to BSA’s national office in Irving, Texas warning them of Stowell’s inappropriate conduct with the young neighborhood boy.  (Post Register and court documents.)
1992-1993 LDS Church sends Stowell on a mission to Alaska, where, he confessed under oath, he molested at least one child.  (Post Register.)
1993 Stowell’s mother joins the Grand Teton Council Executive Board after spending 14 years as a Cub Scout leader.
1/14/94 Richard Scarborough writes at letter to LDS President Ezra Taft to tell him that the local leaders are ignoring the warning of a pedophile (Stowell) in the LDS Scout Troop.  (Post Register.)
4/1994 Three members of the Northwest Area Presidency of the LDS church signed a letter to Richard Scarborough saying the allegation was reported to the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, an investigation was made, and “it was determined the nature of the allegations warranted no further action.”  (Post Register.)
1995 Stowell is hired as aquatics director at Camp Little Lemhi by Jim Summers (Post Register and court documents.)
1995 Carol Scarborough warns Jim Summers of Stowell’s inappropriate conduct with a neighborhood boy.  Jim Summers reports the warning to Richard Snow and is told it is fine to keep Stowell on staff at Camp Little Lemhi without any restrictions. (Post Register and court documents.)
May 1995 C. Hart Bullock, area director of BSA, received a report that Stowell had engaged in inappropriate conduct with a neighborhood boy.  C. Hart Bullock turns info over to Bradford Allen who checked with Stowell’s bishop.  Allen is told by at least one bishop that there was such an incident.  Allen questioned Stowell about the incident just prior to Scout camp starting.  (Post Register and court documents.)
1996 Stowell is promoted to Programs Director at Camp Little Lemhi by Robert Fawcett, Camp Director.  (Post Register and court documents.)
6/96 Robert Fawcett warns Stowell about being alone with and touching the boys too much.  (Post Register.)
1997 Stowell is re-hired as programs director at Camp Little Lemhi
6/97 Elias Lopez, Camp Director, warns Stowell about being alone with the boys.  (Post Register.)
1997 Stowell had a girlfriend named “Amy.”  (Apology letters to victims.  Court documents.)
7/11/97 Stowell is arrested at Camp Little Lemhi for child sex abuse.
12/3/1997 Stowell sentenced to five months in jail, plus 15 years probation.  (Waiting for court documents from Bonneville County.)
11/30/99 Stowell admits to molesting 24 boys.  (Post Register.)
6/19/2002 Stowell requests early probation termination.  (Court records.)
3/30/2005 Report of Probation Violation.  (Court records.)
4/25/2005 Judgment and Commitment on Conviction of Probation Violation.  (Court records.)
2008 Released from prison (News report, KSL.)
10/23/2008 Five weeks after being released, was back behind bars for violating parole.   (News report, KSL.)
June 13, 2011 Released from prison.  (KSL.)
5/2013 Lives in Salt Lake City, Utah.  Registered Sex Offender.  (Background check.)