Paris, IL. (ECWd) -
Two recent arrests in Paris result in two being charges with child sex crimes.
First was Austen Robinson. 19, of Elwood, Indiana, who was found in Twin Lakes Park with a 15 year old girl that first "met" him online, and he drove to Paris to meet her in person. He was arrested and charged with four counts, including: Grooming, Traveling to meet a minor, Solititation to meet a child, and Obscenity. He posted a bond of $2000, with his first appearance scheduled for July 20 in Edgar County Court
Next was Jamie Stafford, 39, of rural Paris, Illinois, who was arrested and charged on four counts, consisting of Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault of a Child - Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse - and two counts of Battery. He voluntarily confessed to these allegation to Terre Haute authorities, who called the Edgar County Sheriff's Department. No hearing scheduled as of publication.
All individuals are presumed innocent, unless and until convicted in a court of law.