ST. LOUIS COUNTY - A Bethalto man - David E. Jones - is set to make an initial appearance at 8 a.m. on Dec. 1, for the charge of Statutory Sodomy - 2nd Degree and an Incest charge in Missouri.

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Melissa Gilliam, the prosecuting attorney of St. Francois County, filed the charges in the case.

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The court file says the alleged charges come from an incident on August 2, 2019, and Missouri St. Francois State Park Police is listed as the arresting agency. A report states a female reported the alleged crime that took place on a camping trip in the summer of 2019. He was ordered with pre-trial monitoring while free on bond and to have no contact with the victim during this time.

The man previously posted a $50,000 bond.

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