SALINE COUNTY, Mo. – A Slater man was arraigned Wednesday morning, on sex crimes filed earlier this year in Saline County.

Larry W. Powers, Saline County Sheriff’s Office

Larry W. Powers, 51, appeared in custody, by video, on two felony counts of Sodomy or Attempted Sodomy in the First Degree and one felony count of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender. Powers, who was convicted of sexual assault in the early 1990s, admitted to officers that he had an relationship with a 15 year old earlier this year. During the hearing, Powers waived formal arraignment and entered a not guilty plea .

The next hearing is set for 9:00 a.m., on the morning of June 20.