Joplin Man Arrested for Child Sex Crimes

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A Joplin man is under arrest on child sex charges

32 year old James Myers of Joplin is charged with two counts of statutory rape and another county of statutory sodomy.
The Jasper County Sheriff says the alleged incidents took place early in 2018 at a Joplin home and involved two seven year old girls.

He adds the victims knew myers before the alleged abuse but did not detail how they knew each other.

Myers is being held on a 100 thousand dollar cash only bond and has been ordered to refrain from any contact with the victims.

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