An Effingham man has been charged with Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse.
26 year old, Benjamin Wilson was arrested on Sunday, September 3rd by the Effingham Police Department. According to Effingham County State’s Attorney, Bryan Kibler, Wilson was charged with the Class 2 Felony after he allegedly had inappropriate contact with a victim in between the ages of 13 and 17 years old sometime Saturday or Sunday. Wilson’s bond was set at $75,000 with the special condition that he have no contact with the victim or any other juvenile.
Wilson was set to appear in Effingham County Court on Wednesday for his first appearance. If convicted of the Felony charge, Wilson faces up to 7 years in prison.
(Photo courtesy of Effingham County Jail)