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ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – A federal grand jury indicted a St. Louis health inspector for allegedly taking bribes from a local grocery store owner, U.S. Attorney Richard Callahan said Friday.

The exact specifics surrounding the case were not revealed in the release, except to say that 50-year-old Kevin Huntspon was charged with one count of accepting a bribe by an agent of an organization receiving federal funds. The identity of the grocer was not disclosed.

If convicted, Huntspon faces up to 10 years in federal prison and a fine of up to $250,000.