A 20-year-old Wood River man suspected in a number of cases of sexual abuse has been arrested. Cameron Niethe was taken into custody Wednesday afternoon after the Madison County State’s Attorney’s office filed five charges of Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse against Niethe. Investigators say he targeted girls between the ages of 12 and 16.
South Roxana Police Chief Bob Coles tells The Big Z Niethe lured his victims in through social media.
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Coles believes there may be more victims, and says anyone who thinks their child may have been in contact with Niethe should call 254-7460.