SLATER, Mo.– Slater’s former Fire Chief has pleaded guilty in court today to three of his 20 child sex charges.

Levi J. Dennis

Levi J. Dennis

Levi J. Dennis, 38, of Slater was originally charged with one count of possession of child pornography, one count of invasion of privacy of multiple individuals, one count of statutory sodomy in the first degree, two counts of attempted statutory sodomy in the first degree, one count of child molestation in the first degree, and fourteen counts of sexual exploitation of a minor child.

Dennis pleaded guilty to charges one, two and eleven: possession of child pornography, invasion of privacy of multiple individuals, and one count of sexual exploitation of a minor child. The Court accepted the defendant’s plea as being voluntary and found Dennis guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.

The remaining seventeen charges were dismissed by the State. Court dates on Dennis’ sentencing have not yet been scheduled.