Bolivar Man Pleads Guilty to Statutory Rape

By KOLR10 News

Published 07/31 2014 02:13PM

Updated 07/31 2014 02:14PM

POLK COUNTY, Mo. – A Bolivar man pleaded guilty to second-degree statutory rape during a plea hearing on Wednesday.

According to the Polk County Prosecutor’s Office, evidence showed Galleon Duane Brinton, 48, of Bolivar, committed the crime against a person less than 17 years of age around March 1 in Bolivar.

Brinton faces up to seven years in the Missouri Department of Corrections.

A sentencing hearing is scheduled for Oct. 8 at 1:30 p.m. in Polk County Court.

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