Prairie City man in jail on sexual abuse charges

Paul W. Arrowood

A Prairie City, Illinois man is behind bars Monday after police say he engaged in sexual conduct with a 15-year-old female.

McDonough County Sheriff Rick VanBrooker says his detectives arrested Paul W. Arrowood, 24, on May 11.

Arrowood is charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

According to police, the arrest was based on an investigation into sexual conduct with the female juvenile that occurred in Colchester, Illinois in March of 2013.

Arrowood is lodged in the McDonough County Jail on $150,000 bond.