EDINA, MO – A Missouri Sheriff charged in Knox County Court with misdemeanors, has pleaded guilty.

During an arraignment hearing today at 3 p.m. in Knox County, Sheriff Robert Becker, 51, received sentence for 2nd degree Sexual Abuse, and 4th degree domestic assault from last December, and April this year.

A plea agreement results in suspended execution of 2 years imprisonment, with probation. Becker is also to resign from his position as sheriff.