Rolla, Mo. -- (2/28/2018) The Rolla Police Department’s Division of Criminal Investigations Unit initiated an investigation in July of 2017 into the delayed report of a series of child molestation incidents that occurred during 2012 and 2013.
During the course of the investigation, three children, who were all between the ages of 12 and 13 at the time, disclosed multiple incidents of sexual abuse by a known perpetrator.
The incidents of sexual abuse occurred both in Rolla and in Steelville. Spenser Farr, 24, of Rolla, was identified as the perpetrator in each of these incidents. Farr was arrested on Tuesday for one count of statutory sodomy for an incident in Phelps County, and four counts of statutory sodomy for four incidents that occurred in Crawford County.
Farr remains incarcerated in the Crawford County Jail in lieu of $550,000 bond.
Anyone with any information pertaining to this investigation or any other incidents should call their local law enforcement or Detective Meyer with the Rolla Police Department at (573) 308-1213.