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Man arrested for sexual trafficking, rape of a child in Jasper and Lawrence Counties

JASPER COUNTY, Mo. - Authorities arrest Christopher Versteeg, 39, of Stotts City for first degree statutory sodomy, first degree statutory rape and sexual trafficking of a child.

According to the Jasper County Sheriff's Office, the investigation began in May 2019. Detectives identified two juvenile victims from incidents that happened in Jasper and Lawrence Counties.

The Jasper County Prosecutor's Office filed charges and a warrant was issued for his arrest. Authorities took Versteeg into custody on Wednesday, September 11th.

Versteeg is in custody at the Jasper County Detention Center being held on a no bond warrant.

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