Former top Missouri Democrat to be sentenced in federal case

The Kansas City Star reports that Mike Sanders faces up to five years in prison and a $250,000 fine when he is sentenced Sept. 19 in federal court for conspiracy to commit wire fraud. (File photo)

A judge in Randolph County, MO, has charged a man with 16 felonies including sodomy, endangering the welfare of a child and rape.

Carl Sheets, 38, of Moberly, MO, was arrested in the 1500 block of Missouri Route-DD after a warrant was issued on Tuesday.

Sheets has been charged with felony sodomy, felony statutory sodomy, three counts of felony incest, felony statutory rape, felony rape or attempted rape, two counts of felony first-degree endangering the welfare of a child, felony endangering the welfare of a child creating substantial risk with sexual conduct, felony abuse or neglect of a child, felony unlawful use of a weapon and three counts of felony second-degree domestic assault.

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