Boone County detectives arrest man on suspicion of sexual assault

2 years 10 months 2 weeks ago Tuesday, October 25 2016 Oct 25, 2016 Tuesday, October 25, 2016 9:35:00 AM CDT October 25, 2016 in News
By: Shannon Sankey, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
Gary LaForce.

BOONE COUNTY — Boone County sheriff's detectives arrested a Hallsville man Monday on suspicion of sexual assault on a child.

The Boone County Sheriff's Department said Gary W. LaForce, 44, is suspected of sexually assaulting an underage male between 1999 and 2007.

Detectives said the incidents occurred at LaForce's home on East Highway OO, as well as at a location on North Route B.

Detectives said LaForce and the victim knew each other. 

LaForce was arrested on two counts of suspicion of statutory sodomy and is being held at the Boone County jail on $100,000 bond.

The Hallsville Police Department helped with this investigation.

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