Edgar County Man Accused Of Sex Crimes Against A Child

EDGAR COUNTY, Ill.  – An Edgar County man is facing charges for sex crimes against a child.

Paris police and the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services began their investigation In late August, after receiving a report alleging 40-year-old Brandon Ford sexually abused a child.

On Monday, Ford was arrested and charged with predatory criminal sexual assault of a child and criminal sexual assault.

He is currently in the Edgar County Jail.