Facing sex charges, pleads not guilty

Dustin Kirkwood, 26, charged with three counts of first degree statutory rape.

A Unionville, Missouri man charged with four sex related felonies has entered a plea of not guilty in Putnam County Circuit Court.

Dustin Kirkwood, 26, is charged with three counts of first degree statutory rape and one count of first degree statutory sodomy.

According to court papers, Kirkwood is accused of having sex with the 13-year-old victim on three separate occasions, twice in Kirkwood's home.

Kirkwood remains in the Putnam County Jail. He has been granted a reduction in bond. His bond is now $50,000 with ten percent allowed. If Kirkwood makes bond, he will have special conditions attached to his release.

Dustin Kirkwood's next court date is set for October 24th.

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Statutory rape charges move forward - Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Kirkwood is accused of having sexual intercourse with someone under the age of 14.

Man charged in rape of teen - Monday, July 30, 2012

Charged with having sex with 13-year-old victim.