R-6 District IT director charged with rape

(WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) – The Warrensburg R-6 School District’s information technology director was charged Tuesday with molesting a young girl, according to court records.

Darron J. Chapman

Darron J. Chapman

Darron J. Chapman faces a charge of first-degree statutory rape and four counts of first-degree statutory sodomy. He is accused of molesting a girl during a period of time between Oct. 17, 2008 and June 20, 2014, according to a probable cause statement. The girl is now 10 years old.

The girl reported that the incidents occurred at Chapman’s Warrensburg residence. Court records list Chapman’s birth year as 1977. He admitted to some of these instances listed in the charges to “various individuals,” according to the probable cause statement.

No hearings have been set in the case and Chapman does not yet have a lawyer listed, according to online court records. He is being held in the Johnson County Jail on a $500,000 cash bond.

The charges are punishable by 10 years to life in prison as the victim was younger than 12 years old.

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One Response to R-6 District IT director charged with rape

  1. Renee Reply

    June 26, 2014 at 9:42 am

    This is the picture that you should have posted in the Daily Star Journal’s Wednesday addition. Not one of a smiling prosecutor. I am not sure how her picture related to the story other than you interviewed her. Seems like the paper made it more about the upcoming election by using that picture rather than about the story of a young victim who finally reported what was happening to her. I am not saying that the prosecutor won’t be apart of the end result when her office is working with this disgusting human beings attorney, myself and others are all wondering what the DSJ motives were behind the picture.

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