Adventures With Purpose founder Jared Leisek ‘arrested for child rape’
Jared Leisek, the founder of Adventures with Purpose, was arrested on January 5 for allegedly raping a child twice in 1992.
Leisek, 47, was booked into Sanpete County jail in Utah after being initially charged in November over the three-decade old crime. It is claimed the girl was a relative aged between nine and ten at the time, while he was seven years her senior.
A court hearing for the case had been scheduled for December but was canceled after YouTubers attempted to livestream the proceedings, which is against state law.
Leisek formerly headed up Adventures with Purpose, an Oregon-based volunteer diving search team founded in 2019 that has helped solve at least 23 missing person cases, several involving children.
Jared Leisek, 47, the founder of Adventures with Purpose, was arrested in early January for the alleged rape of a relative 30 years ago
Adventures with Purpose is a volunteer team of divers that have assisted in at least 23 missing person cases since being founded in 2019
It is unclear if Leisek currently remains in police custody and there was no bail amount listed alongside his booking record.
The alleged rape occurred in 1992 in the victim’s…
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