Raytown man charged in child abuse case

News from the Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office
Jean Peters Baker, Prosecutor

415 E. 12th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64106 ● (816) 881-3555

For immediate release
July 11, 2014

Raytown man charged in child abuse case

A Raytown man has been charged in an alleged child sexual abuse case of a 14-year-old girl, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

Steven L. Davis, dob: 3/26/1959, faces Sexual Exploitation of a Minor, two counts of Statutory Sodomy in the 2nd Degree, Possession of Child Pornography and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.

Davis, according to court records, the reporting party told police that the victim, born in January 2000, was touched inappropriately by Davis. During a forensic interview at Child Protection Center, the child confirmed the touching and Raytown police later searched and found numerous images of naked children in Davis’ home.

Prosecutors have requested a bond of $250,000.

See attached documents.

For more information, contact:

Mike Mansur
Public Information Officer
Jackson County Prosecutor
(816) 881-3812 (office)
(816) 674-3954 (mobile)
mmansur@jacksongov.org
http://jacksoncountyprosecutor.net/

*Charges are only accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless anduntil the defendant is either found guilty or has pleaded.

Steven L. Davis

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