UPDATE: Carrollton man accused of continuous sexual abuse arrested

| July 17, 2017
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UPDATE:  07/17/17, 1:00 a.m.  — A Carrollton man was arrested Sunday for alleged sex crimes, according to a Facebook post from Carrollton police.

According to court documents, Louis L. Jefferson, 52, is being charged with 18 felonies including nine counts of endangering the welfare of a child in the first-degree, four counts each of child molestation in the first-degree and statutory sodomy in the second-degree, and one count of incest.

Jefferson has denied the allegations. According to police, he was taken into custody in Sedalia. Bond has been set at $75,000 cash or surety. Future court dates have not been set at this time.

This post has been updated with the Facebook post from the Carrollton Police Department. 

CARROLLTON, Mo.- A Carrollton man was formally charged in Carroll County Circuit Court on Thursday, June 6, 2017 and was issued an arrest warrant today on allegations of extensive deviate sexual intercourse with an underage victim for a number of years.

Photo courtesy Carrollton Police Department Facebook page

According to court documents, Louis L. Jefferson, 52, is being charged with 18 felonies including nine counts of endangering the welfare of a child in the first-degree, four counts each of child molestation in the first-degree and statutory sodomy in the second-degree, and one count of incest. One misdemeanor charge of child molestation in the second-degree was also listed.

The probable cause statement filed by an investigator with the Missouri State Technical Assistance Team reported that Jefferson allegedly engaged in a pattern of ongoing sexual abuse from August of 2004 when the victim was 11 years of age and continued into at least March of 2016.

During an interview on March 18, 2016, Jefferson denied any sexual contact with the victim.

Jefferson’s bond was set at $75,000 cash/surety no 10% allowed with conditions. Future court dates have not been set at this time.

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