SALINE COUNTY, Mo. – A Slater man pleaded guilty Wednesday, in Saline County, to charges of sodomy and failing to register as a sex offender.

Larry Wayne Powers, SCSD

Larry Wayne Powers, 52, was sentenced to 25 years in prison on the first degree sodomy charge and 4 concurrent years for failing to register. A second charge of first degree sodomy was dismissed by prosecutors. The case started when Powers failed to list email addresses on his 2018 registration form.

During the ensuing investigation, Powers admitted to having a sexual relationship with a 15 year old victim.