Former Gasconade County Deputy Charged with Sexual Abuse
A former Missouri deputy sheriff is charged with two counts of sodomy and one count of sexual abuse for allegedly attacking a woman he met online.
Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley’s office announced charges Friday against former Gasconade County Deputy Matthew Hutchings. Hutchings does not have a listed attorney, according to Missouri court records.
The attorney general’s office says Hutchings was on duty in March when he assaulted a woman in her home. Hutchings later resigned from the east-central Missouri department.
The attorney general’s office prosecuted the case because the Gasconade County prosecutor cited a conflict of interest.