A St. Louis County man has pleaded guilty to sex trafficking for forcing two women into prostitution, including a mentally disabled woman.
Former New Athens Chief Dallas Hill was sentenced to 18 months’ probation.
Before entering the plea to a conspiracy charge, Jesse Jackson told U.S. District Judge Robert L. Wilkins, “I’ve never been more clear in my life” in his decision to plead guilty.
As a result of the federal investigation, Eric Hinson resigned his positions as Chief at both the St. Clair Fire Protection District and the Ladue Fire Dept.
61-year-old Grahame Rhodes of Town & Country pleaded guilty to fraud charges for a scheme that defrauded investors of about $2.5 million over a 16-year period.
The U.S. Attorney’s office says Raymond Paris, of Sugar Creek, faces a maximum sentence of 20 years following his plea Tuesday in federal court.
The Missouri woman pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and endangering the welfare of a child. She told investigators she was drunk when she decided to take her 15 month old nephew swimming.
A Lake St. Louis man has been convicted of killing two men in St. Louis in 2010.
Cory Atkinson was sentenced to 40 months in prison Tuesday on charges of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud, and filing false tax returns.
Bruce Hymes plead guilty to 17 felonies and five misdemeanors.