Poplar Bluff man in jail after sex crimes investigation

Poplar Bluff man in jail after sex crimes investigation

POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KAIT) - A Poplar Bluff man is behind bars after pleading guilty to sex charges Tuesday.

According to a news release, Samuel Gonzales, 49, pled guilty to charges of statutory sodomy, abuse of a child, and sexual exploitation of a child in Jefferson County Court.

Gonzales was sentenced to three 15-year terms in the Missouri Department of Corrections.

This is after a multi-jurisdictional investigation by the Poplar Bluff Police Department, Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, the Southeast Missouri Cybercrimes Task Force and Missouri ICAC.

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