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Dunklin County probation officer facing sexual related charges

Frederick B. Tates (Source: Dunklin County SO) Frederick B. Tates (Source: Dunklin County SO)
KENNETT, MO (KFVS) -

The Dunklin County sheriff says a  probation officer is facing sexual related charges.

Frederick B. Tates, of Kennett, was charged Wednesday morning with felony acceding to corruption and felony sexual contact with an offender.

According to Sheriff Bob Holder, a warrant for Tates was issued by the Dunklin County Prosecuting Attorney's Office.

Tate is accused of having sexual intercourse with an offender under his supervision in June 2009 in exchange for changing the supervision level of a client and/or waiving supervision fees, and jail time.

Holder says Tates was taken to the Dunklin County Justice Center and posted bond that was set at $10,000.

He is scheduled to appear in Circuit Court of Dunklin County on Friday, August 9.

The investigation was conducted by the Dunklin County Sheriffs' Office with the assistance of the Dunklin County Prosecuting Attorney's Office.

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