Child Sex Crimes

Former Missouri middle school teacher pleads guilty to enticing a minor for sex

A former Joplin, Missouri, middle school teacher has pleaded guilty in federal court to charges related to enticing one of her students to engage in illicit sex. Amanda Ruth Schweitzer, 41, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge David P. Rush on Tuesday, June 16, to enticing a minor for illegal sexual activity.  Schweitzer was a […]

Child Exploitation

Alabama man sentenced in Missouri to 10 years for child exploitation

A Madison, Alabama, man was sentenced in federal court for enticing a 16-year-old Kansas City, Missouri, victim into engaging in illegal sexual activity. James Reece Vance, 46, was sentenced by U.S. Chief District Judge Beth Phillips to 10 years in federal prison without parole. The court also sentenced Vance to 15 years of supervised release […]

Child Sex Crimes

Colorado man sentenced to 14-years in prison for enticing 7-year-old Missouri girl for Illicit sex

A Colorado man was sentenced in federal court for traveling to Kansas City to meet an undercover FBI agent, whom he believed to be a mother with her 7-year-old daughter, for illicit sexual activity. Ryan Edward Mausner, 43, of Basalt, Colorado, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Greg Kays to 14 years in federal prison […]