St. Louis County woman accused of having sex with 14-year-old boys

ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – A 38-year-old woman was arrested last week amid accusations she’d had sexual encounters with minors.

According to Serif Sadikovic, a spokesman for the St. Louis County Police Department, the crimes took place between May and August 2016.

Prosecutors allege Patricia Bast had sex with a pair of 14-year-old boys several times while they were staying at her house under her supervision. Bast was said to be an acquaintance of the victims’ families.

Bast was charged with two counts of second-degree statutory rape, two counts of first-degree endangering the welfare of a child, and one count of second-degree sodomy.