DUSTY STEVENS SENTENCED TO 20 YEARS FOR STATUTORY RAPE 1ST DEGREE, CHILD MOLESTATION 2ND DEGREE AND SEXUAL MISCONDUCT INVOLVING A CHILD

OZARK, MO – The Christian County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office announced that on October 17, 2014, DUSTY A. STEVENS DOB: 10/16/1992 formerly of Buffalo, MO was sentenced by Special Judge Blankenship. Stevens had previously pleaded guilty in front of the late Judge Mark Orr on December 20, 2013 to three sexually related offenses. Count I – the unclassified felony of Statutory Rape 1st Degree of a Child less than 14, Count II – the class A misdemeanor of Child Molestation 2nd Degree, Count III – the class D felony of Sexual Misconduct Involving a Child by Indecent Exposure.

For count I the defendant pled guilty to having sexual intercourse with a 13 year-old junior high school girl on April 5, 2013. The defendant was living in the residence at the time.

For count II the defendant pled guilty to having sexual intercourse with another junior high school girl who was 14 years-old. These incidents occurred between February 17, 2013 and February 28, 2013.

For count III, the defendant sent a nude photograph of himself exposing his genitals to the 14 year-old girl.

Special Judge Blakenship sentenced Stevens to TWENTY YEARS in the Missouri Department of Corrections on Count I and ONE YEAR on Count II and FOUR YEARS in the Missouri Department of Corrections on Count III all counts to run concurrent for a total of TWENTY YEARS in the Missouri Department of Corrections.
For count I currently the law requires a defendant to serve 85% sentence before being eligible for parole.


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JURY FINDS STEVEN C. BULL GUILTY

OZARK, MO –The Christian County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office announced today that STEVEN C. BULL dob: 11/28/1957 of Billings, MO was found guilty by a Christian County jury of failure of a sex offender to report. A jury trial was held before the Honorable Senior Judge William Roberts on February 9, 2015.

The jury deliberated approximately one (1) hour before reaching its verdict. The defendant was convicted of a failing to report as a sex offender between September 12, 2014 and September 18, 2014. The defendant is a prior offender and required to register because he pleaded guilty to Aggravated Incest in the Eighteenth Judicial District Court of Sedgwick County, Kansas in March 1990.

Formal sentencing is scheduled before the Honorable Senior Judge William Roberts on March 5, 2015.

The range of punishment is a term of incarceration not to exceed seven (7) years in the Missouri Department of Corrections, a special term of one (1) day to one (1) year in the Christian County Jail and/or a fine up to $5,000.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant Prosecuting Attorneys Anna Bunch (first chair) and Donovan Dobbs (second chair). The case was investigated by the Christian County Sheriff’s Department.

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