Court Case Update

Case# 16SR-CR00439-01

Count#1- Class C felony assault-second degree
Count#2- Class A misdemeanor violation of an order of protection for an adult
Oct. 13, 2016-Guilty plea to count #1. Count #2 dismissed. Sentenced to serve seven years in Missouri Department of Corrections (DOC) with the sentence running concurrent with other sentences. Eaton is to be placed in a long term substance abuse program at DOC.

Eaton Jr, David L
Age: 48  
City: Lowry City  
Incident Date: 2016-05-10  
Arrest Date: 2016-07-06  
Additional Information

The charges stem from a St. Clair County investigation on May 10 when deputies were dispatched to the Lowry City area in reference to a violation of an order of protection. During the investigation it was learned Eaton was driving a truck on Highway 13 and allegedly pulled in front of an individual who has an order of protection against him. Eaton began hitting his brakes in an attempt to cause the individual to wreck.  The individual hit the rear of Eaton’s vehicle and accelerated causing Eaton to spin out of his way

St. Clair County Sheriff's Office