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`SISTERS' MEMBER IS CHARGED

Another member of an Ogden polygamist sect headed by admitted child molester Arvin George Shreeve was charged Wednesday with child sexual abuse.

Rebecca Johnson, 43, was charged in a 2nd Circuit Court complaint with one count of aggravated child sexual abuse. The charge is a first-degree felony punishable by a minimum-mandatory prison term of three, six or nine years in prison plus a fine of up to $10,000.Johnson is the 10th member of the Shreeve group, known as "Sisters" or the "Zion Community," to be charged with sexually abusing or exploiting the sect's children.

Eight sect members have pleaded guilty to various felony charges and four have been sentenced, including the 61-year-old Shreeve, who is serving a 20-years-to-life sentence.