Stover Pastor in Court on Sex Charges
A Morgan County pastor has been arraigned in court on charges related to sex crimes that allegedly happened several years ago. Yesterday, Travis Smith was in court in Moniteau County where he is charged with rape, two counts of statutory rape and sexual abuse related to incidents in 1998 and 1999. He is also facing charges of statutory rape and statutory sodomy for an incident that allegedly took place in 2005. Smith is the pastor of the First Baptist Church of Stover. He is currently free on bond and scheduled to return to court for a status hearing on November 13th.