Cape man accused of statutory sodomy, child molestation

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Steven M. Trout, 27, of Cape Girardeau, faces charges of first degree statory sodomy and first degree child molestation in connection with a June 1 incident in which he alleged had sexual contact with a child.

Officers from Cape Girardeau County arrested Trout on Tuesday. The allegations involve raping and sexually abusing a 6-year-old female, according to a news release from the Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Department.

Trout is being held in the Cape Girardeau County Jail on a $100,000 cash only bond, and the condition that if released, he not come within 500 feet of the victim or make attempts to contact her.

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