Elsberry man facing child molestation charge

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LINCOLN COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – An Elsberry man is in custody after being charged with child molestation. 25-year-old Jeremy Wayne Preston was charged with exposing himself and touching a girl unwantedly under the age of 15. Police say Preston abused the girl for over year, before the child told her mother.

The mother called a state hotline, prior to his arrest.

Preston is being held on a $100,000 cash only bond in the Lincoln County Jail.