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Mt. Vernon Woman No Longer Facing Child Sex Crime Charges in Missouri

LAWRENCE COUNTY, MO – Charges were dismissed Monday morning against a 57-year-old Mt. Vernon woman charged in Missouri with multiple child sex crimes.

Susan M. Potts was arrested in June 2019 by Jefferson County, Illinois sheriff’s deputies on a Lawrence County, Missouri warrant.

According to online Missouri court records, Potts was charged with First-Degree Statutory Sodomy, alleging that in January of 2013, she had sexual intercourse with a person under the age of 14. Potts was also charged with First-Degree Child Molestation and Incest.

Prosecutors in the Missouri case dismissed all charges against Potts on Monday.