LINN COUNTY, Mo. — Child sex-related charges have been filed against a Brookfield man in Linn County.
Court records show that Rodger Lee Gannan, 45 is charged with felony statutory rape or attempted statutory rape in the first degree with a person under the age of 14 as well as a felony for patronizing prostitution – 14 years and younger.
A probable cause statement alleges a teenage female victim came forward to Linn County authorities and alleged that Gannan had been sexually abusing her since 2012, when the victim was under the age of 10.
The abuse allegedly continued for years, until recently, when the victim decided to share her story with Brookfield Police.
Allegedly, Gannan would give the young girl money and cigarettes when he coherced her to engage in sexual activities.
Gannan was arrested Sunday and taken to the Brookfield Police Department, where he was detained on $100,000 cash only bond.
He is scheduled to appear for arraignment in a Linn County courtroom on Thursday, September 20 at 9:30 a.m.