Zeigler Man Charged With Grooming, Sexual Abuse


By WSIL Manager

BENTON -- A Franklin County man is facing charges for using the internet to solicit sex from a minor.

Darin A. Moore, 30, of Zeigler, was arrested January 14.

Moore is charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse, grooming and indecent solicitation of a child.

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office says Moore used the internet to contact a person under the age of 17 for "the purposes of sexual conduct."

Moore is being held in the Franklin County Jail. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Feb. 5.

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