Belvedere, Illinois (WIFR) – A Belvedere man was arrested Saturday after he was suspected of offering money to young girls for sex.
Police heard a report of a man trying to get girls aged 12 to 15 into his car near the 800 block of Becky Courthouse just after 7:15 p.m. Friday. They found the suspect to be 37-year-old Jerome Pelton. Police later found Pelton and a child in his car at another home. They reunite the child with their family. Belton was taken into custody Saturday and is being held at the Boone County Correctional Facility for Adults on parole.
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