MARSHALL, Mo.- A Marshall, Mo., man is in custody and was formally charged in Saline County Circuit Court on allegations of sodomy involving a juvenile.

According to court records, Monoleto O. Morand, 43, is facing a felony charge of sodomy or attempted sodomy in the first-degree w/ victim less than 12-years-old and another felony count of sodomy or attempted sodomy in the first-degree.

The probable cause statement indicates that Morand is accused of soliciting and attempting to engage in inappropriate sexual acts with a juvenile on multiple occasions. The victim first reported the encounters with Morand in January of this year.

Morand remains in custody at the Saline County Jail on a $250,000 bond cash-only w/ conditions not to possess or use drugs or alcohol. Also, to have no contact with anyone under the age of 17 if released and required GPS monitoring.