Cop Watch

Sunday, March 06, 2005

Shrewsbury officer is charged with sexually assaulting boy

A Shrewsbury police officer who was active in DARE and other youth programs was charged Friday with sexually assaulting a 9-year-old boy during the past two years.

Korey M. Kranefuss, 25, of Shrewsbury, faces nine counts of first-degree statutory sodomy and two counts of first-degree child molestation, all felonies. He was also charged with misdemeanor third-degree assault. He surrendered about 5 p.m. at the St. Louis County Justice Center.