Man faces sodomy charges in Pemiscot County

James Thomas Jr. (Source: Hayti Police Department)
James Thomas Jr. (Source: Hayti Police Department)

HAYTI, Mo. (KBSI) – A man faces sodomy charges in Hayti.

Hayti police officers received a report on Aug. 20 in reference to a sexual assault. The report to police was that several juveniles under the age of 14 had been sexually abused earlier this year.

The juveniles described and identified a suspect in the case.

After an investigation and multiple interviews, the Pemiscot County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office filed formal charges against James Thomas Jr., 49, for two counts of first degree sodomy.

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