Festus Man Faces Statutory Sodomy, Child Porn Charges

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A Festus man is behind bars accused of having a sexual relationship with a minor and possessing child pornography. Authorities took Charles Holst, 32, into custody on Monday after an investigation by the St. Louis County Police.

Investigators say Holst’s victim was under 17 years old. He is being held on $50,000 cash bond. Authorities are asking anyone who may have been a victim of Holst to come forward and call 314-889-2341.