SALINE COUNTY, Mo. – Attorneys in Saline County, agreed to postpone today’s preliminary hearing setting and add a motion hearing to the new court date.

Larry W. Powers, Saline County Sheriff’s Office

The setting of preliminary hearing was scheduled to begin at 9:00 a.m. this morning, but a motion for bond reduction was filed Friday in the case against Larry Wayne Powers, 51, of Slater. Powers is a convicted sex offender accused of failing to register as a sex offender and committing sodomy or attempted sodomy with a fifteen year old victim earlier this year.

The new hearing is on the docket for 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 27, 2018.