D&D Horse Stables
A Missouri judge sentenced a Rogersville stable owner to serve five years in prison for child sex abuse on Friday.
David Davenport of D&D Horse Stables entered an Alford plea in May to charges of sodomy, child molestation, assault, and sexual misconduct. An Alford plea allows the defendant to enter a guilty plea without admitting guilt.
The state did not offer Davenport a deal, according to Greene County Assistant Prosecutor Dawn Diel.
Davenport’s horse business offered Tennessee Walking Horse training, sales, and horse boarding. His victims were teenagers that worked for him at his horse stables. They said he tried to intimidate them into not telling what he did because no one would believe them.
Davenport must register as a sex offender once he is released from prison.