COURT PROCEEDINGS FOR TWO MEN CHARGED WITH MULTIPLE SEX RELATED FELONIES HAVE BEEN RESCHEDULED | KMMO
Two local residents are charged with sexual offenses involving a Cooper County youth.
The alleged incident occurred on December 6th. According to a report by the Boonville Police, 43-year-old Joseph Michael Lipscomb of Richmond allegedly forced his 12-year-old daughter to use illegal drugs before he and 17-year-old Ryan James Viles of Hardin were allegedly involved in inappropriate sexual activities with the adolescent Woman entangled.
Lipscomb waived formal charges and on March 22nd pleaded not guilty of class A crimes of first-degree child abuse and abuse or neglect of a child under the age of 14 and of sexual abuse or exploitation. a class E crime for incest; and unclassified first-degree rape or attempted rape offenses and first-degree sodomy or attempted sodomy – aggravated sexual offenses. The bond is set at $ 500,000 in cash.
Lipscomb’s next appearance in court is scheduled for Monday, April 26th, 9:00 a.m. at Cooper County Circuit Court.
Viles waived formal charges and pleaded guilty not to be guilty of unclassified offenses of legal rape or attempted legal rape in the first person under the age of 14 and legal or attempted legal sodomy of the first degree – deviant sexual intercourse with a person under 14 years old. The bond is set at $ 150,000 in cash or as a guarantee.
His next court appearance is scheduled for Monday, May 10, 9:00 a.m. at the Cooper County Circuit Court.