Republic man faces 20 charges accusing him of child sex crimes

Booking photo from the Greene County jail

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - A man from Republic is jailed on 20 felony charges, accusing him of sex crimes against children.

The charges against Richard Douglas Mark, 63, include statutory rape, statutory sodomy, child molestation, and attempted enticement of a child.

Court records show the accusations go back several years.

Mark is held without bond in the Greene County jail, and is scheduled to go before a judge on November 13th.