Rolla, Mo. -- (11/21/2017) On March 24, 2016, the Rolla Police Department’s Division of Criminal Investigations Unit initiated an investigation into the report of a series of child molestation incidents that occurred from January 15, 2015 to July 12, 2015.
During the course of the investigation, three children, who were all under the age of twelve at the time, disclosed multiple incidents of sexual abuse by a known family acquaintance. The incidents of sexual abuse occurred at a residence in Rolla and in St. James, Missouri.
Cregg A. Snyder, age 50 of Rolla, was identified as the perpetrator in each of these incidents. On November 14, 2017, Snyder was indicted by a Phelps County Grand Jury on nine counts of Statutory Sodomy in the 1st Degree. On November 20, 2017, Snyder was arrested on a warrant from the Circuit Court of Phelps County charging him with counts of Statutory Sodomy in the 1st Degree. Snyder remains incarcerated in the Phelps County Jail in lieu of a $500,000.00 bond.