Two Vandalia men are charged with criminal sexual abuse of a minor are scheduled to be in Fayette County Court today. 70 year old Bobby D. Kissiar of Vandalia faces two counts of Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse of a Minor as he is alleged to have committed “an act of sexual conduct with a minor, who was under 13 years of age” between May 1st and September 1st of 2013. Kissiar waived formal arraignment and probable cause was found during a preliminary hearing held on May 17th. Pre-trial in the matter is set for 9 am this morning.
27 year old Matthew B. Crawford faces three counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a victim under the age of 13. Crawford was charged with 3 counts in December of 2015, all of which are Class X Felonies. Today’s motion hearing in the case will be held at 1 pm. Crawford remains in the Fayette County Jail on $100,000 bond.