Quantcast

Retired trooper charged with sexually abusing young girl... - KOAM TV 7

Retired trooper charged with sexually abusing young girl to serve two years probation

James Hall James Hall

Updated October 23, 2013:  A retired Missouri State Highway patrol trooper will serve two years probation after seeking a plea deal in a child molestation case.

James J.D. Hall, 71 of Neosho, accepted the plea offer from the Missouri Attorney General's Office, pleading guilty to misdemeanor assault and misdemeanor child endangerment.

 

Updated May 2, 2013:  A retired Missouri Highway Patrol officer charged with sexually abusing a young girl has entered a plea of not guilty.

James Hall of Neosho is charged with one count of felony first degree child molestation or attempted molestation.  Hall is also charged with assault.

The two alleged victims are girls under the age of 13.

A pre-trial conference is scheduled for October 4, 2013.

 

Updated October 11, 2012 at 12:55 PM CST:  New details released today allege a retired Missouri State trooper had been sexually abusing a young girl for years.

James Hall, 70 of Neosho, turned himself in yesterday to the Newton County Sheriffs Department.  He's accused of molesting two girls under the age of 13.

Sheriff Ken Copeland says the investigation began in February when a parent of one of the girls contacted authorities.

According to court documents one of the victims claims Hall had begun touching her inappropriately years ago at Hall's home.

The second says incidents occurred at their Neosho church.

Hall is out on bond but is prohibited from interacting with anyone under the age of 17.

He's scheduled to be arraigned in court next week.

Posted October 10, 2012 at 10:08 PM CST:  Seventy year old James Hall of Neosho turned himself to the Newton County Sheriff's Department.

Hall is a former Missouri Highway Patrol officer and is charged with one count of felony first degree child molestation or attempted molestation.  Hall is also charged with assault.

The two alleged victims are girls under the age of 13.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Missouri Residents to Vote on Gas Tax Increase

    Missouri Residents to Vote on Gas Tax Increase

    Friday, May 25 2018 9:57 PM EDT2018-05-26 01:57:50 GMT

     Jennifer Johnson owns CheeZies Pizza in Joplin, and likely won't be voting for the gas tax increase. "We're probably going to have to raise our delivery rates. And our deliveries may suffer because of that" If passed, gasoline tax would go up two and a half cents a year for four years, totaling an increase of 10 cents per gallon. So by 2022, you'd be paying 27 cents of tax per gallon. Representative Bill White says Missouri has the seventh greatest amount of paved road...

    More >>

     Jennifer Johnson owns CheeZies Pizza in Joplin, and likely won't be voting for the gas tax increase. "We're probably going to have to raise our delivery rates. And our deliveries may suffer because of that" If passed, gasoline tax would go up two and a half cents a year for four years, totaling an increase of 10 cents per gallon. So by 2022, you'd be paying 27 cents of tax per gallon. Representative Bill White says Missouri has the seventh greatest amount of paved road...

    More >>
  • Burns Claims National Title for MSSU

    Burns Claims National Title for MSSU

    Friday, May 25 2018 9:25 PM EDT2018-05-26 01:25:39 GMT

    The Carthage native won discus at nationals on Friday afternoon. 

    More >>

    The Carthage native won discus at nationals on Friday afternoon. 

    More >>
  • 5th Street Lot Debate

    5th Street Lot Debate

    Friday, May 25 2018 7:31 PM EDT2018-05-25 23:31:33 GMT

    The vacant lot in downtown Pittsburg won't stay vacant for long. The city recently acquired the property from the owner, because the structure on it was coming down and threatening adjacent businesses. 

    More >>

    The vacant lot in downtown Pittsburg won't stay vacant for long. The city recently acquired the property from the owner, because the structure on it was coming down and threatening adjacent businesses. 

    More >>
Powered by Frankly

KOAM - Licensed to Pittsburg, Kansas
Send tips, ideas and press releases to: tips@koamtv.com
Send newsroom questions or comments to: comments@koamtv.com
Phone: (417) 624-0233 or (620) 231-0400
Web comments or questions: webmaster@koamtv.com
Newsroom Fax: (417) 624-3158

Powered by WorldNow All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 KOAM. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.