Man charged with child molestation

Purdy man being held on $45K cash bond

A Purdy man is facing a felony and two misdemeanors stemming from two occasions where he allegedly inappropriately touched a minor less than 17 years of age.
Lloyd Anderson, 26, of Purdy, is charged with fourth-degree child molestation and two counts of misdemeanor supplying liquor to a minor.
According to a probable cause statement filed by Det. Angela Cole, with the Barry County Sheriff’s Office, Anderson allegedly supplied the victim with alcohol on two different occasions at a residence in Purdy. After the victim drank the alcohol, Anderson allegedly touched the victim inappropriately.
The minor was caught with the alcohol and said Anderson provided it. Anderson agreed to speak to deputies after being told his Miranda rights and allegedly admitted to supplying the alcohol and the inappropriate touching.
Anderson is being held in the Barry County jail on a cash-only bond of $45,000. He has been arraigned, and a disposition hearing is set for May 30 at 8:30 a.m. in the courtroom of Judge Robert Foulke.

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