88 year old charged with sex crimes released

Bernard Davolt, released on house arrest.

An elderly northeast Missouri man facing multiple sex related felony charges, has been released on bond.

Bernard Davolt, 88, of Macon, is charged with two counts of first degree child molestation and two counts of first degree statutory rape. The charges are in connection with allegations that Davolt had sex with someone under the age of 14. His bond was reduced from $100,000 cash only, to allow for 10% cash.

Special bond conditions include that he be placed on house arrest and not able to leave his home except for court appearances. Davolt is also ordered to not have any contact with any victim, witness, or any of their family members.

Davolt was released on a $10,000 cash bond. His next court date is set for July 17th.

88-year-old charged in sex case