A Nokomis man has been charged in Fayette County Court with three felonies and a misdemeanor stemming from an alleged home invasion in Ramsey on Sunday, May 15. 32-year old Christopher L. Scholes is charged with one count of Home Invasion, a Class X Felony, as court information says he is alleged to knowingly enter a residence in Ramsey, allegedly knowing that the owners were present in the home, and is alleged to have threatened imminent force upon the owners and caused injury to the male owner of the residence. Scholes is also charged with a count of Aggravated Battery, a Class 3 Felony, for allegedly striking one of the homeowners in the face causing injury, and a count of criminal trespass to residence, a Class 4 Felony. The fourth count Scholes is charged with is Endangering the Life of Health of a Child, a Class A Misdemeanor, as the information states “the said defendant is alleged to have caused or permitted a 4-year old to be placed in circumstances that endangered the child’s life or health in threat” as he is alleged to have left the child standing on the front porch of the home while entering the residence. Probable cause was found to detain Scholes on $250,000 bond. Scholes has been an appointed a public defender and will make his first appearance with counsel on June 7 at 11am.