Scott Edwards

Lincoln County
4:14 pm
Tue July 10, 2012

Ex- Lincoln County detective pleads guilty to sex abuse of women he supervised

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A former eastern Missouri detective has pleaded guilty to federal charges for sexually abusing five women who were participants of a drug court program under his supervision.

Scott Edwards of Troy, a former detective for the Lincoln County Sheriff's Department, pleaded guilty to three felony and two misdemeanor counts on Tuesday. He could get up to life in prison at sentencing on Oct. 18.

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