A Bolivar man was arrested last week in Greene County on statutory sodomy and statutory rape charges.

Avery Eugene Genovese, 21, of Bolivar was arrested at a Springfield residence Thursday, April 20, on a Greene County warrant for first-degree statutory sodomy and first-degree statutory rape, both unclassified felonies.

According to the probable cause statement, Genovese had been communicating with a young female on the KIK cellphone app in February and March. Somewhere between Feb. 18 and March 10, the juvenile female contacted him on KIK, and Genovese went to her house where she let him in and went to her bedroom in the basement.

According to the PC statement, Genovese allegedly raped the girl and had deviate sexual intercourse with the juvenile.

Genovese is free on a $50,000 bond with special conditions of no contact with the victim or victim's family, no contact with anyone under 17 years of age and electronic monitoring, according to the court file. Casenet docket entries state that he is on house arrest and must reside in the 1000 block of East 506th Road in Morrisville.

He is due in Greene County Circuit Court at 9 a.m. Friday, April 28.

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