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For Immediate Release

24-OCT-2019


On Thursday, October 24, 2019, the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office issued charges on suspect Dawan Ferguson, 46 years of age, of the 8500 block of Jenny Drive in St. Louis, Missouri 63121, for one count of Statutory Rape First Degree, one count of Statutory Sodomy First Degree, one count of Statutory Rape Second Degree, one count of Statutory Sodomy Second Degree, and Child Molestation Second Degree. Ferguson is being held on $500,000 “cash only” bond.  A mugshot of Ferguson is attached.

The probable cause statement reads:  Between May 9, 2008 and May 8, 2010, the defendant had sexual intercourse with a child less than 14 years of age at the time.  The defendant also put his penis in her mouth.  The victim became pregnant and had a child as a result of this rape.

Between May 9, 2010 and May 8, 2013, the defendant had sexual intercourse with a victim less than 17 years of age at the time.  The defendant also put his penis in her mouth.  The defendant was over 21 years of age at the time.

Between September 25, 2000 and September 24, 2003 the defendant touched the breasts and vagina over the clothing of a victim less than 17 years of age.

Detectives from the St. Louis County Police Department’s Bureau of Crimes Against Persons – Child Abuse Unit are conducting the investigation.

 

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