CARMI, IL (KFVS) - A Carmi man is accused of child sex abuse.
Phillip Lowery II, 38 of Carmi, is charged with one count of aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a victim under the age of 9.
Lowery is a correctional officer at the White County Jail, according to the Edward County State's Attorney's Office.
The Edward County State's Attorney is serving as a special prosecutor on the case.
Lowery turned himself in to police Thursday night.
His bond is set at $100,000. Lowery paid $10,000 and bonded out.
He has been placed on administrative leave.