CARUTHERSVILLE -- A 32-year old man, formerly of Hayti, was arrested on statutory sodomy charges.
According to Pemiscot County Sheriff Tommy Greenwell, Donald Allen Byrd was arrested Monday by the Naylor Police Department in Ripley County on a Pemiscot County warrant.
Byrd is charged with four counts of first-degree statutory sodomy.
The warrant was issued for Byrd last week in connection with an ongoing investigation involving the Hayti police, Missouri Division of Family Services, Pemiscot County Sheriff's Department and the Pemiscot County Prosecutor's Office.
Byrd is slated to appear Thursday before Judge Byron Luber.