Internet Chat Room Sting
On Friday, January 28th, Stone County Deputies traveled to Belle, Mo, in Gasgonade County with an arrest warrant for a Scott Gene Birmingham, dob 12-22-72. Birmingham has been charged with 2 counts of Sexual Misconduct and 2 counts of Enticement of a Child.
Birmingham was not located at his residence, but was later located in Jefferson City, MO., and taken into custody without incident.
This arrest is the result of an 8 month investigation, starting in June of 2010. Birmingham had made approximately 16 different contacts by either internet or cell phone to a Stone County Investigator posing as an underage female.
Birmingham is still being incarcerated in the Stone County jail. Bond is set at $50,000.
Richard L. Hill