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      Columbia accused child sex offender arrested

      David Paxton is charged with statutory sodomy and sexual misconduct or attempt involving a child under 15.




      An accused child sex offender is off the streets this afternoon and behind bars.







      Yesterday afternoon Columbia police arrested 50-year-old David Paxton after an alleged sex crime in February.






      Police said on February 16 Paxton exposed himself to an 8-year-old girl who he had care, custody and control over.






      That day, the Columbia man also subjected the girl to sexual contact at a home on Fourth Avenue.






      He's charged with statutory sodomy and sexual misconduct or attempt involving a child under 15.






      He is in the Boone County Jail on $100,000 bond.


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