The former owner of a St. Louis pizzeria and a former pastor is prosecuted for having produced and possessed child p3rnography and for coercing a minor to sexual activity for 65 years in prison.
Loren Copp was charged last year with eight counts of child sexual exploitation and enticing, involving four girls. He was convicted on Friday in the United States. County Court.-County Court.
Federal prosecutors claim that two young females, who have been in detention over several years and have reported sex with a phone or video recorder, were groomed and sexually abussed by Copp. The prosecutors also claim that Copp pressured others to send p3rnographic images to him.
Copp is a former minister and karate teacher, in addition to running the pizza restaurant.