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Ryan allegedly told police he had a relationship with the girl and that he knew it was wrong to have a sexual relationship with someone who is both a relative and underage.
Online court records show Christoph, who is from Nixa, is currently being held in the Greene County Jail on a ,000 bond.
When a 25-year-old man didn't tell his wife he loved her before she left for work, his wife became suspicious.
Police say she went back to her Springfield residence and opened the front door to see her husband, Ryan Lee Christoph, having oral sex performed on him by an underage relative.
Avery Eugene Genovese met the girl using an instant messaging app in either February or March, court records say, and after a week of sending sexual messages to each other, the girl told Genovese she was bored.
Genovese told her he would see her in 15 minutes and drove to her house, according to a probable cause statement filed by the Greene County Sheriff's Office.
"They are already trained to be vigilant, so to be vigilant for this is something that is right in their wheelhouse."Van Dam said companies that partner with Truckers Against Trafficking show their drivers a video that breaks down some of the stereotypes about the sex industry and explains to drivers some of the signs of sex trafficking — like minors soliciting sex, women with tattoos that indicate ownership or men coming to truck stops at night with vehicles full of women.
The drivers are also given logos to put in their windows with the number for the National Human Trafficking Resource Center (1-888-373-7888) and little brochures to keep in their wallets that describe how and when to report possible human trafficking.
Students are being taught how to recognize and report sex trafficking while on the road. She and her husband traveled across the country, from the Great Plains to the streets of New York City.
The organization says there were 61 reported human trafficking cases in Missouri through the first six months of this year.
Helen Van Dam, with Truckers Against Trafficking, said truck drivers are uniquely positioned to spot human trafficking since traffickers sometimes use truck stops to fuel up or look for customers."There are 3 million (truck drivers) out there," Van Dam said.
The Missouri Department of Transportation also works with Truckers Against Trafficking to raise awareness about human trafficking.
A 21-year-old Springfield man was charged with statutory rape and statutory sodomy Thursday after he met a 12-year-old girl online earlier this year, then drove to her Greene County home and allegedly sexually assaulted her.