Dennis Moulton, an Effingham man accused of Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault of a Child, pleaded not guilty today during his first court appearance with Public Defender Scott Schmidt.
During the appearance, Moulton opted to wave his right to a preliminary hearing. A pre-trial date was set for April 19th at 10 a.m., with the jury trial set for May.
33-year-old Moulton was taken into custody on Sunday following an investigation by the Sheriff’s Department. Moulton is accused of having sexual relations with a child under the age of 13. The alleged offence may have been occurring for the past two years.