Police Department

Suspect Charged in Child Molestation

Independence Police Department

223 N. Memorial Drive

Independence, MO 64050-3013

Administrative Division

Officer John Syme

(816) 325-7643


News Release

For immediate release:  April 30, 2015

Suspect Charged with Child Molestation 1st Degree and Statutory Sodomy 1st Degree

Walter J. Tinoco, 62 years old, of Independence, MO, was arraigned in Jackson County Court Division 30 today on one count of Statutory Sodomy 1st Degree and Child Molestation 1st Degree.

The bond was set at $100,000 cash only.