LINCOLN COUNTY, Mo. (KSDK) - Deputies arrested a man for sodomizing a little girl and giving her gonorrhea and Chlamydia.
Lavonte Baldwin has been charged with two felony counts of first-degree statutory sodomy.
Someone from Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital called the Lincoln County Sheriff's Department while treating the girl who is under 10 years old. Investigators learned that Baldwin had contact with the girl and questioned him.
Baldwin said the girl contracted Chlamydia from the bed sheets and toilet and bathtub before admitting he fondled her, according to Lincoln County Sheriff's Department.
He is being held at Lincoln County Jail under a $250,000 cash-only bond.