PHELPS COUNTY, Missouri- On Monday, the Honorable Judge John D. Beger sentenced Cregg Snyder, 50 of Rolla, to 20 years in prison for each of the four counts of Statutory Sodomy in the First Degree, the sentences were ordered to run consecutively to one another for a total of 80 years. In pronouncing the sentences, Judge Beger called the offenses “abhorrent and far-reaching.” The sentencing took place following a jury trial on May 15. The case was prosecuted by Phelps County Prosecuting Attorney, Brendon Fox.

“Mr. Snyder will never take another breath as a free man. I hope that knowledge can bring his victims closure,” said Fox.