FRANKLIN COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - A man from Benton, Illinois is behind bars, accused of sexually assaulting someone.
According to the Franklin County Sheriff's Department, deputies started the investigation around 12:30 p.m. on June 15.
Lester Carter, 49, is being held in the Franklin County Jail on a Class X felony charge of aggravated criminal sexual assault.
He also faces a felony charge of production of 5-20 cannabis plants.
According to Sheriff Don Jones, more charges are possible.