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 27-year-old man was arrested in Columbia, Missouri, on December 15. He was accused of solicitation of a minor.
Unfortunately, when someone in Missouri or elsewhere is accused of committing a sexual assault, a familiar pattern tends to emerge. Most people assume that the defendant is guilty even before the defendant and the defense attorney get to present the defendant's side of the story.
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.
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.