Swansea man faces charges for allegedly sexually abusing a minor

News-DemcratAugust 16, 2013 

A 20-year-old Swansea man was charged Friday with aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a victim between the ages of 13-16, a class 2 felony.

Kordale A. Cotton is currently being held in St. Clair County Jail in lieu of $125,000 bail set by St. Clair County Judge Christopher Kolker.

On Aug. 7, the Shiloh Police Department responded to the 2400 block of Patrick Drive for a report of an adult male sending inappropriate text messages and having inappropriate sexual contact with a juvenile girl. Cotton was arrested on Wednesday.

If convicted, Cotton faces between three and seven years in prison.