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$1 Million Bond For Kirkwood Man Suspected Of Sodomy, Incest

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Craig Pope (Photo courtesy: St. Louis County Police)

Craig Pope (Photo courtesy: St. Louis County Police)

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ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. (KMOX) -  Bond has been set at $1 million for a 50-year-old Kirkwood man suspected of having sexual relations with underaged family members.

Craig Pope was arrested Tuesday on two counts of possession of child pornography, two counts of sodomy, four counts of 1st degree statutory sodomy, three counts of 2nd degree statutory sodomy, and four counts of incest.

An investigation by the St. Louis County police bureau of crimes against persons revealed that Pople had possessed and distributed child pornography.

During the course of the investigation it was learned that Pope allegedly been engaged in sexual conduct with “multiple victims under the age of 16 whom he knew to be his family members”.

The incidents reportedly took place between 1986 and 2014.

Although there are no other victims who have come forward at this time, St. Louis County Police are asking those who believe they may have been victimized by Craig Pope to contact them at (314) 889-2341.

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