A Cole County man faces several felony charges for child sex crimes.
James Weed Jr. is charged with two counts of statutory sodomy with a child, two counts of child molestation and one count of sexual misconduct involving a child.
Cole County Sheriff??s deputies arrested Weed after a 7-year-old girl told her parents he had touched her inappropriately on several occasions.
Within the last several weeks, Weed had been helping babysit the girl at his home in the 7900-block of Route M.
Weed??s bond is set at $300,000.