Belleville man charged with having sex with 13-year-old on multiple occasions

Belleville man charged with having sex with 13-year-old on multiple occasions

Belleville man charged with having sex with 13-year-old on multiple occasions

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on August 10, 2012 at 3:31 PM

BELLEVILLE, Mo. (KMOV) – A Belleville man faces several charges after police said he had sex with a 13-year-old girl in St. Louis County.

Jason Monroe, 32, was charged Tuesday with three counts of first-degree statutory rape, attempted enticement of a child and misrepresenting his age to solicit a minor for sex.

Police said Monroe arranged meetings with the victim via text messages over a three-month period. Authorities said he told the girl he was 23 years old instead of 32.

Authorities he had sex with the 13-year-old on three separate occasions in July.

According to court documents, Monroe texted the girl on August 6 saying they would “do the same stuff we did last time.”

He remains in custody on a $300,000 bond.

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