Court Case Update

Case# 15SR-CR00386-01

Class C felony endangering the welfare of a child creating substantial risk- first degree

Buhlinger Jr., George P
Age: 41  
City: Appleton City  
Incident Date: 2015-09-26  
Arrest Date: 2015-10-31  
Court Disposition: On February 1, 2016- Buhlinger plead guilty and was sentenced to serve five years in the Missouri Department of Corrections.  
Additional Information

The St. Clair County charge stems from an incident on Sept. 26 when a deputy responded to a call that Buhlinger placed a juvenile in a martial arts choke hold three times. The juvenile was gasping for air and felt their life was in danger.

St. Clair County Sheriff's Office