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St. Louis Building Inspector Arrested on Bribery Charges

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ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – St. Louis city building inspector, Anthony Davis, was arrested early this morning on bribery charges. Davis, was indicted by a federal grand jury on Wednesday on two felony bribery counts.

According to the U.S. Attorney’s office, Davis solicited and accepted bribes relating to his official duties of inspecting buildings and issuing permits for buildings located within St. Louis.  

The indictment states, in July and August 20111, Davis unlawfully accepted bribes amounting to more than $2,000 in cash payments.

If convicted, each count carries a maximum penalty of ten years in prison and/or fines up to $250,000. In determining the actual sentences, a Judge is required to consider the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines, which provide recommended sentencing ranges.

 

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