Benton Missouri Man Arrested for Child Molestation

A Benton, Missouri, man is in custody on child molestation charges. Dustin M. Carter, 36, was booked into the Cape Girardeau County Jail on charges of first-degree child molestation, a Class B felony. The probable cause statement stated that Carter allegedly touched an underage victim inappropriately on numerous occasions. Carter remains in custody at the jail on a $25,000 cash-only bond. Carter was granted a change of judge during a hearing Monday, and it was decided Judge Craig Brewer will now oversee the case. No further hearings are scheduled as of Wednesday.

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