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Man Jailed on Child Sex Trafficking Charge

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Timothy S. GriesemerA Jerseyville man has been indicted on a pair of federal charges.  39-year-old Timothy S. Griesemer is charged with Commercial Sex Trafficking of a Child and Inducement of a Child to Engage in Prostitution.  He allegedly attempted to recruit, induce, entice and obtain a child under the age of 14 knowing that child would be engaged in a commercial sex act.

The offense is said to have happened October 10.  If convicted, the trafficking charge carries a maximum penalty of 15 years to life, while the inducement charge carries a maximum penalty of 10 years to life.  A trial date has been set for December 2.  He is being held without bond.

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