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A former Neosho police officer accused of supplying alcohol to a 16-year-old girl who later died in a car crash will serve 15 days in jail, according to the McDonald County Circuit Clerk’s office.

Justin Pickup, 24, pleaded guilty to one count of misdemeanor child endangerment after he allegedly gave a pint of vodka to Kassie Schenck the day before she crashed her car at 4 a.m. on Dec. 21, 2006, on Pineville Road. Schenck died as a result of injuries suffered during the crash.

John Fougere, a spokesman for the Missouri Attorney General’s office, which was prosecuting the case, said the office had recommended Pickup be sentenced to one year in jail, the maximum penalty. Pickup this morning pleaded guilty, and Judge John LePage then handed down the sentence.

A one-year prison sentence against Pickup was suspended, and he received two years of probation.

As a further condition of the plea, Pickup must surrender his Peace Officers Standard and Training (POST) Certification, or his license to work in law enforcement.

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