Elsberry man charged with sex crimes on young girls

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LINCOLN COUNTY (KTVI)- An Elsberry, MO man has been charged with sex crimes involving young girls. In late June, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office began investigating the case of an 11 year-old female who had been found naked with 19 year-old Donovan Scott Daller.

The victim told investigators that Daller came in while she slept and took her clothes off.  She also told them about two other victims, who were identified as 8 and 12 year-old females.

Those victims told police that the sexual abuse occurred over several years in a home in the 200 block of Blake Blvd. One girl said Daller would offer her soda for a chance to touch her butt when she was younger.

All the victims said they had tried to fight off Daller during his advances.

According to police, Daller laughed at detectives when questioned about the crimes, denying them. He told investigators he was drunk,  couldn’t remember much, and when he was awakened with a flashlight in his face he discovered the 11 year-old victim naked at his feet.

Daller has been charged with Felony Statutory Rape in the First Degree, Felony Attempted Statutory Sodomy in the First Degree, and three counts of Felony First Degree Child Molestation. He is being held in the Lincoln County Jail under a $250,000 cash only bond.