A Belmont County man, who is facing nine sex charges, says he is innocent of the crimes.
Ryker Anthony Hill, 23, of Martins Ferry was arraigned before Judge John M. Solovan Thursday. He is facing one count of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor under the ages of 13 and 16.
Hill also faces two charges of attempted rape, two charges of gross sexual imposition with a child under the age of 13, and four counts of pandering obscenity involving a minor.
His trial is set for Dec. 18. His bond was raised to $150,000.