SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — The former CEO and original founder of Amberg Events entered an Alford Plea to misdemeanor domestic assault and misdemeanor endangering the welfare of a child charges Wednesday, April 17.
According to Amberg’s attorney Dee Wampler, Amberg was originally charged with child molestation but took a plea deal to avoid having to register as a sex offender.
Edward Amberg was arrested and charged with two counts of child molestation in the first degree in 2018.
During his arraignment, he submitted an Alford Plea – admitting there was sufficient evidence to convict him but he did not admit to the criminal act.
The court placed Amberg on two years of supervised probation and he will serve 30 days of shock time starting on May 20, 2019.
To read more background information on his case, click here.