Lamar man charged for alleged sexual assault of a minor


BARTON COUNTY, Mo. – The Barton County Prosecutor’s Office charges a Lamar, Missouri man with two counts of “Sodomy Or Attempted Sodomy – 1st Degree.”

On Feb. 10, 2020, the Sheriff’s Office took a report of an alleged sexual assault in the Lantha area involving a minor.

Authorities say the investigation began and continued through Feb. 11, when further interviews were conducted at the Children Center in Nevada, Missouri.

After questioning a suspect in the case, the Sheriff’s Office sent reports to the Prosecutor. On Feb. 12, officials filed charges and issued a warrant with no bond.

Authorities arrested Norman E. Davey, 61, and took him to the Barton County Jail.

Today, a court arraignment for Davey was scheduled for Feb. 18.