Monday, November 5, 2012
The man pleaded guilty in August to 11 sex crimes, including sodomy, rape and child molestation.
A St. Charles County man was sentenced Friday to five life sentences after pleading guilty to molesting three children and possessing child pornography. Harley J. Smith, 37, of St. Charles County, pleaded guilty Aug. 28 to four counts of statutory sodomy, two counts of first-degree child molestation, one count of statutory rape, one count of statutory rape, sexual misconduct involving a child and two counts of child pornography possession. St. Charles County Circuit Court Judge Ted House on Friday sentenced Smith to five life sentences plus 34 years in prison on the charges. The crimes took place between October 2008 and January 2012. according to court documents. Each of the three children were less than 12 years old during the crimes. …
Monday, September 10, 2012
Hymes was the owner of Full Moon Studios.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported today that Wentzville tattoo shop owner Bruce A. Hymes has pleaded guilty to 17 felony counts. The charges against Hymes included weapons charges, assault, tampering with evidence and drug charges along with the invasion of privacy misdemeanor counts. Hymes was the owner of Full Moon Studios, located in a strip mall on Wentzville Parkway. Wentzville Patch first reported the invastion of privacy charges in August of 2011. Sentencing is scheduled for Nov. 5.
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
The Lake Saint Louis mother is being sued for damages by the child's father. Child endangerment charges against Alyssa Kley, 43, have been dropped.
Monday, July 11, 2011
According to the Associated Press, Darain Atkinson owes $1.7 Million in personal income tax, fees, and interest.
According to the Associated Press and an article posted today on KMOV.com, U.S. Fidelis founder Darain Atkinson owes $1.7 Million to the state of Missouri. The Missouri Department of Revenue filed a tax lien against Atkinson this month stating that Atkinson owes revenue from personal income tax, fees and interest. Darain Atkinson and his brother, Cory, were arraigned in St. Charles County Circuit Court last month on charges of stealing, insurance fraud and unlawful merchandising practices. The Atkinson brothers are due back in court for a pre-trial hearing on Aug. 26. For more information about indictments on the Atkinson brothers and U.S. Fidelis, see our previous coverage here.