LEBANON, Missouri- Lebanon police say a city resident is facing a number of felony sex crime charges following an investigation.
Charles Franklin Rodden,24 is accused of having a sexual relationship with a minor female since 2015. Charges indicate she was under 14 when the activity began.
He has been arrested and formally charged with two counts of first degree statutory rape, two counts of first degree statutory sodomy- 1st Degree – deviate sexual intercourse with a person less than 14 years old, and a count of possessing child pornography.
The suspect is being held without bond in the Laclede County Jail and no court date has been set. Online court records show the accused pleaded guilty in 2015 to a domestic assault charge and was given a suspended sentence with probation.