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Man found guilty of sex crimes dating back nearly 30 years

According to prosecutors, both victims recounted ongoing sexual abuse that took place over a prolonged period beginning in the early 1990's.

Posted: Jan 9, 2020 12:17 PM
Updated: Jan 10, 2020 11:34 AM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) A Buchanan County jury has found a man guilty of sex crimes dating back nearly 30 years.

A jury on Thursday convicted Cario Potts of two counts of sodomy.

Two victims testified during the two-day trial. According to prosecutors, both victims recounted ongoing sexual abuse that took place over a prolonged period beginning in the early 1990's.

Never victim reported the abuse to authorities until 2017.

Potts faces up to life in prison when he's sentenced in March.

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