Rape Suspect Arrested in Cass County

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office Tactical Response Team served a search warrant at 11:45 pm, Wednesday, January 22nd, on a house in the 28000 block of E. 245th in rural Harrisonville where they arrested a man in connection with an ongoing investigation of sexual assault being conducted by the Sheriff’s Office.

On Tuesday January 21, 2020, Cass County Deputies were contacted by a female who reported that she had been sexually assaulted at a residence in the 28000 block of E. 245th in rural Harrisonville. Investigators secured a search warrant for the residence. The Sheriff’s Office Tactical Team executed the search warrant and located the suspect inside the residence.

Stephen A. Mattox, 54, Harrisonville was taken into custody without incident for active misdemeanor warrants in Cass County and Harrisonville.

On Wednesday the Cass County Prosecutor’s Office charged Stephen Mattox with Rape or Attempted Rape 1st Degree and Sodomy or Attempted Sodomy. His bond has been set at $50,000 Cash Only.

Mattox is currently in custody in the Cass County Jail on this warrant and three others:

Failure to Appear Careless & Imprudent Driving Cass County Bond $100.00

Failure to Appear Unlawful Possession of Drug Para Cass County Bond $100.00

Failure to Appear Drug Paraphernalia Harrisonville Bond $300.00