Missouri Man Arrested in Connection to Kidnapping of Johnson County Girl

A Missouri man is behind bars in Saline County on sexual assault charges involving a minor. Court Documents show that David Sheppard of Bolivar Missouri faces predatory sexual assault charges in Johnson County, along with three more charges in Saline County after allegedly kidnapping a 12-year-old Johnson County girl last week. Sheppard was found with the girl in the New Burnside area of Johnson County after police were able to ping the girl’s cell phone, and was taken in by police. A hearing has been set for July 29th.