Perryville man charged with statutory rape

Thursday, February 28, 2008

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Steven L. Unterreiner, 18, of Perryville, was charged Tuesday with three counts of statutory rape with a person under 14 years old.

The incident was reported to the sheriff's office on Dec. 16, according to Perry County Sheriff Gary Schaaf.

"We take crimes against children particularly serious," Schaaf said in a prepared statement.

Unterreiner was transported to the Perry County Jail, where he is currently being held pending $75,000\ bond allowing for 10 percent cash to be paid.

An initial court appearance is scheduled for March 18 at 9 a.m.

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