Centralia man in jail for child sex crimes

A Centralia man is in jail facing charges for child sex crimes.

The Centralia Police Department arrested George E. Green after they received a report on July 17th about a possible sex crime involving a child.

Their investigation determined that over the last five years, Green has had sexual contact with a girl who is under the age of 12.

Police say Green knew the girl. Detectives said the incidents happened on multiple occasions in different locations throughout Centralia.

Green was arrested for statutory rape and sodomy, sexual abuse, child molestation and sexual misconduct.

Green is being held without bond in the Boone County Jail