Boonville Man Charged for Sexual Abuse of Children

A Boonville man has been arrested and charged with committing acts of sexual abuse on children. Boonville Police arrested 43-year-old Troy Dewaine Reed of Boonville on Wednesday as part of a criminal investigation. The Cooper County Prosecuting Attorney has since charged Reed with two counts of first-degree rape or attempted rape of a child under the age of twelve, two counts of first-degree child molestation and two counts of first-degree sodomy or attempted sodomy of a child under the age of twelve. Reed is being held in the Cooper County Jail with a bond amount of one-million dollars.