Former Potosi, Missouri officers pleads guilty to sex trafficking charges

Image source -

POTOSI, Mo. – A former Potosi police officer pleads guilty to charges of sex trafficking, solicitation of child pornography, and coercion and enticement of a minor.

Matthew Skaggs was indicted in March on accusations that he engaged in sexually explicit activities with three minors. The U.S. Attorney’s Office says Skaggs met the minors and committed these crimes while in police uniform.

Stolen, found, sold: Auto tow lot auction shock

In a plea deal, prosecutors have agreed to recommend a sentence of no more than 25 years in prison.


Never Miss A Story

Get our Weekly recap with the latest news, articles and resources.
Cookie policy
We use our own and third party cookies to allow us to understand how the site is used and to support our marketing campaigns.

Hot daily news right into your inbox.