The Effingam County Court heard from public defender Scott Schimdt on behalf of Marco Antonio Perez Alamilla. The 29-year-old resident of Effingham is accused of sexually abusing of a minor under the age 13-years- old. During the hearing, a clerical issue with Alamilla’s legal name was resolved. A preliminary hearing was scheduled for May 23rd at 10 AM. An interpreter was present to translate for Alamilla.