Fred E. Cooks mugshot

O’FALLON, Ill. ( -- The O’Fallon Illinois Police Department arrested a 34-year-old after he allegedly sexually abused a minor.

Fred E. Cooks of O’Fallon Illinois was charged with one count aggravated criminal sexual abuse. Police said Cooks engaged in sexual conduct with a minor between the ages of 13 and 17-years-old.

Cooks is being held in lieu of $100,000 bail.

Police said there are no other suspected victims in this case.

The arrest happened after a complaint was filed with the O’Fallon Police Department on December 1.

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