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.
Two men and a woman in St. Charles County, Missouri, have been arrested and charged with committing sexual abuse. Police allege that they abused three young girls that they were babysitting. The three children are age 5 or younger.
A St. Louis County, Missouri, man has been arrested and charged with sex offenses. Prosecutors charged the man with 10 counts of first-degree statutory sodomy and six counts of attempted statutory sodomy. Police allege that the man committed acts of sexual assault against a girl when she was 10 years old or younger. Bail for the 25-year-old man was set at $75,000.
Police say that a St. Louis, Missouri, area man committed sexual abuse against a school-age child more than two decades ago. The man, now 83, was arrested and charged with five counts of sodomy. According to police, the alleged victim, who was between the ages of 5 and 9 at the time the alleged abuse occurred, made a report to investigators in December. Authorities said that the alleged sex offenses happened between 1987 and 1991, when the man's wife had been the boy's babysitter.