A case related to sexual assault can grab headlines quickly in today's world. Both parties of the defense and the prosecution can be put under the microscope of public opinion no matter the actual result of the trial.
A woman in the St. Louis area has been charged with predatory criminal sexual assault of a child. Authorities said that they received information that the woman, age 20, had engaged in inappropriate sexual conduct with the minor, who was under the age of 13. Investigators claim that they were able to determine that sexual abuse had occurred at the woman's home in Godfrey, Illinois. The incident allegedly happened in August, 2012.
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.
It appears that the list of criminal charges against a 19-year-old man in the St. Louis area will be growing, as more alleged victims have come forward against him. The Winchester man, who is currently sitting in jail with an increased $30,000 cash bond, is the alleged perpetrator behind numerous instances of sexual abuse involving teenage girls, activity which is being labeled everything from non-consensual intercourse to sexual assault and forcible rape.
People in St. Louis, Missouri, should be aware that individuals in any profession and any stage of life may find themselves accused of criminal sexual conduct. This has been made clear in Missouri after a retired law enforcement officer has been charged with sexual abuse.
A man in Columbia, Missouri, has been charged with first-degree sexual misconduct and burglary after police said he was involved in an incident inside a woman's unlocked apartment.
When defendants in Missouri are found guilty of criminal sexual conduct, most people's expectation is that a lengthy sentence will follow. But one sexual abuse defendant -- well-known to University of Missouri football fans -- has been given a second chance.
Most people in the St. Louis area would agree that being accused any crime would be a nightmare. Even worse is when the crime involves accusations of sexual abuse.
A news story about a woman from the St. Louis area has gripped the country over the past few weeks. The story features allegations of sexual abuse and child endangerment.
Police claim that a man from O'Fallon, Missouri, committed a number of crimes directed at minors earlier this summer.