(Farmington) A man from Potosi, who has been a former police officer at three different departments and a county commissioner, has his trial date set for child molestation and two sexual abuse charges out of St. Francois County.
43-year-old Todd Moyers’ jury trial will be September 28th through the 30th with his last chance to plea bargain on September 2nd.
The probable cause statement said Moyers engaged in sexual contact with a 15-year-old girl between March and August of 2018.
At the time, Moyers was still an officer with the Park Hills Police Department.
He was fired in November of 2018.
Court documents show Moyers allegedly coerced the girl to send him nude photos of her and he would drop a citation against her for trespassing.
Moyers also allegedly met the girl while a police officer at the Park Hills Sports Complex and at St. Joe State Park.
The victim says Moyers kissed her and touched her under her clothing.
Records show 250 text messages were exchanged between Moyers and the victim.
Moyers also worked as an officer for the Potosi Police Department, was a deputy for the Washington County Sheriff’s Department and served for a few years as a Washington County commissioner.