EDWARDSVILLE — A 21-year-old Alton man was charged Nov. 25 with indecent solicitation of a child, a Class 4 felony.
The Madison County State’s Attorney’s Office filed one count against Christopher S. Colnaghi II of Wonderland Drive. The charge states from Nov. 2 to Nov. 17 Colnaghi discussed an act of sexual penetration with a person younger than 18 and older than 13 by means of the Internet with the intent of committing the offense of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.
The father of the victim, a girl who lives in Hamel, found online messages on a home computer and contacted police, according to the state’s attorney’s office.
Bail was set at $30,000. Colnaghi was in police custody Tuesday and his next court date is Thursday, Dec. 11.
A class 4 felony is punishable by one to three years in prison.