St. Charles County, Missouri- The Office of Prosecuting Attorney Tim Lohmar announces that William Richard Conner, 48, of Lake St. Louis, MO, was found guilty by a jury for one count enticement of a child, one count attempted statutory rape 2nd, one count attempted statutory sodomy 2nd and one count sexual misconduct or attempt involving a child.
Charges arose in July of 2016 when Conner engaged online with an undercover officer posing as a child under the age of 15. Conner responded to an ad that the two meet to play “Pokémon Go” and furthered he the conversation with explicate sexual requests. Conner then traveled to an agreed upon location in O’Fallon to meet the posing officer and he was arrested upon arrival.
Conner is set for sentencing on April 2, 2018 in front of the Honorable Jon Cunningham. Conner remains out of custody on bond.