Scott City man arrested on sexual abuse charges

Robert Overbey (Source: Scott County Sheriff's Office)
Robert Overbey (Source: Scott County Sheriff's Office)

SCOTT CITY, MO (KFVS) - A Scott City man has been arrested on sexual related charges.

Robert Overbey, 45, is charged with nine counts of statutory sodomy in the 1st degree, and three counts of child molestation in the 1st degree.

Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter says his office received a report from a local school regarding a student being the possible victim of sexual abuse.

An investigation revealed that Overbey allegedly had sexual contact with the victim in November of 2012.

According to the investigation, the alleged incidents occurred at Overbey's home in the rural Scott City area.

Overbey remains in the Scott County Jail on a $100,000 bond.

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