Suspect Dennis Keeney


ROLLA, Missouri- On June 22, 2017, in the evening,  Phelps County Sheriff’s Department deputies say they received a complaint that an adult male was observed having deviant sexual intercourse with a child, age 5. It was alleged the suspect, a relative of the victim, had deviant sexual intercourse with the child. The allege suspect was identified as Dennis Eugene Keeney, age 70, of Rolla, Missouri.

On June 22, 2017 Mr. Keeney was interviewed and then subsequently arrested in the 500 block of 2nd Street, Rolla, Mo. and incarcerated at the Phelps County Jail for Statutory Sodomy First Degree.

On June 23, 2017 an arrest warrant was obtained for Mr. Keeney charging him with four (4) separate counts of Statutory Sodomy First Degree. Bond was set at $500,000.00, the agency said.