PHELPS COUNTY, Missouri- The Phelps County Sheriff’s Department says on July 5, 2018, at approximately 6:47 PM, Douglas L. Brown, 60 years old of St. Clair, Missouri was arrested by Phelps County Sheriff’s Deputies for three counts of Statutory Sodomy 1st degree and one count of Statutory Rape 1st Degree.

An investigation was initiated by the Missouri Children’s Division and the Criminal Investigations Unit of the Phelps County Sheriff’s Department. After forensic interviews of two juvenile females were conducted, probable cause of sexual abuse was established. Brown was later interviewed and arrested.

Brown is incarcerated at the Phelps County Jail. His bond was set at $1,000,000.