Independence man charged with sexually abusing 9-year-old girl

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FOX 4 Kansas City WDAF-TV | News, Weather, Sports—INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — An Independence man is behind bars for allegedly sexually assaulting a 9-year-old child. Samuel Schuler, 70, faces two counts of statutory sodomy and one count of sexual misconduct involving a child under the age of 15. The victim’s mother stated that Schuler was watching the child at his Independence apartment complex near East Truman Road and Blue Ridge Boulevard. According to court documents, the victim told investigators that Schuler gave her marijuana and a drink that...

Mount Pleasant man accused of paying to sexually, physically abuse 9-year-old. The 25-year-old suspect is facing federal charges of attempted exploitation of children, attempted enticement of a minor to engage in criminal sexual activity and distribution of child pornography.