A 51-year-old man from Lincoln County, Missouri, has been arrested on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct. The man was charged with statutory sodomy. According to sheriff's deputies, he had sex with an underage female at his residence. The girl notified authorities of the alleged sexual abuse, according to investigators. After being charged, the man was held on $50,000 bail.
A Missouri man was arrested by the University of Missouri Police Department and accused of felony forcible rape, felony burglary and felony forcible sodomy in connection with an incident that happened on campus 13 years ago. According to police, a female student sleeping in her unlocked dormitory room was wakened early in the morning by a man who then perpetrated a sexual assault on her. Police say that they were able to collect DNA evidence from the clothing of the alleged victim in this case.
A man from Ferguson, Missouri, was arrested and charged in connection with incidents of alleged sexual assault. The man was accused of rape, in addition to other charges. The 46-year-old man was charged with counts of forcible rape, sodomy and kidnapping, in addition to charges for showing a weapon while committing sexual assault.
It's generally known that being on the Missouri sex offender registry can interfere with employment opportunity, residential rental options and relationships with co-workers and neighbors. But in late October of each year, those subject to Missouri Sex Offender Registration are reminded of another way in which their presence on the registry changes their life.
Being accused of a crime is always something to be taken seriously, but facing charges related to child-pornography certainly adds an additional layer of complexity. St. Louis residents facing charges for alleged sex offenses can take steps, however, to ensure that their impending criminal trial is fair.