LINN COUNTY, Mo. — A counsel status hearing is scheduled for Thursday for a man accused of molesting a victim under the age of 14 in Linn County.

Linn County Courthouse, Missouri Association of Counties

Rodger Lee Gannan, 45, of Brookfield will appear at 9:30 a.m. Thursday with his newly appointed public defender to answer allegations of statutory rape or attempted statutory rape in the first degree, patronizing prostitution and other child sex-related crimes.

The victim told Brookfield Police that Gannan had been given her money and cigarettes to engage in sex since 2012, when she was 10 years old.

The public defender has already filed a motion for bond reduction in the case.

Bond is currently set at $100,000 cash only.