75-Year-Old Man Molested Girl, Police Say
The South County man, Ron Meredith Hook, was charged with first-degree child molestation and two counts of sexual misconduct.
A 75-year-old South County man faces sex crimes with a young girl over a six-year period, police said.
Ron Meredith Hook, 75, was charged March 4 with two counts of first-degree child molestation, sexual misconduct with a child younger than 15 years old, and first-degree sexual misconduct.
St. Louis County Police said that between Jan. 31, 2006 and Oct. 21, 2012, Hook touched the girl with his penis without her consent.
Police said Hook also watched the girl and her boyfriend having sex and exposed himself to the girl while touching his genitals. The girl was younger than 15 years old at the time.
Hook is being held in St. Louis County jail. Bail was set at $100,000.
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