GALENA, Mo. – A Stone County man is charged with seven counts of first-degree statutory sodomy on Saturday.
According to the probable cause statement, 58-year-old Norman Anderson of Galena allegedly molested a 10-year-old girl who is described as a family friend.
The Stone County Sheriff’s Office began its investigation on November 20 after the victim told her grandmother about the sexual abuse. According to the girl, the suspect had been molesting her for the past few months. Anderson is accused of touching the girl inappropriately and showing her a pornographic video, according to the statement.
Sherriff’s deputies searched Anderson’s home on Friday and found sex toys described by the victim that led to his arrest.
He is being held in the Stone County Jail on $250,000 bond