LINN COUNTY, Mo.—After a hearing Monday, Sept. 9, a man accused of paying a minor for sex has a date set for his trial.

Rodger L. Gannan had his disposition hearing Monday where a judge scheduled the date of his pre-trial conference for Monday, Jan. 13, 2020 and his trial will follow two weeks later on January 28. He is accused of paying a minor under the age of 14 with cigarettes and money in exchange for sex. Gannan has been charged with statutory rape and patronizing prostitution of a person 14-years-old or younger.