AG Hawley Announces Ozark County Sentencing of Husband and Wife

Mar 21, 2018, 14:00 PM
Mar 21, 2018, 13:58 PM

Jefferson City, Mo. – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley announced the sentencing of Ozark County husband and wife David and Tiffany Bauer. David Bauer was sentenced to 15 years in the Missouri Department of Corrections after being convicted of first degree statutory sodomy, in January. Tiffany Bauer was sentenced to ten years in the Missouri Department of Corrections for her involvement in the same incident. At the time of the offense, the victim was nine years old. 

“Those who abuse Missouri’s most vulnerable citizens will be prosecuted,” Hawley said. “There is no place for abuse of this nature in our State and my Office will continue fighting for victims of sexual abuse.” 

The case was investigated by the Ozark County Sheriff’s Department and Missouri Department of Social Services, Children’s Division. The case was tried by Deputy Attorney General Darrell Moore and Assistant Attorney General Travis Lillie with assistance from investigator David Southard and Victim Advocate Melissa Koetting.