Former Monmouth Coach Arrested on Sex Abuse Charges

Warren Co., Il. (KWQC) – A man has been arrested and charged after court documents show he sexually abused a then 14-year-old.

23-year-old William Carnes is being charged with aggravated criminal sex abuse and two counts of unlawful solicitation of a minor.

Investigators say the incident happened sometime between April 1 and April 30 of last year.

Officials with United Community School District confirmed Carnes served as a golf coach for less than a month last fall before he resigned.

According to court documents, Carnes is out on bond and his first appearance is scheduled for Feb. 11