(EL DORADO, Kan.) — Police in El Dorado arrest a man who they say was soliciting minors online. Police say they were alerted by the Wichita Police Department and the Sedgwick County Exploited and Missing Child Unit about the situation.
They got a warrant and searched 31-year-old Peter Ferley's home. He was arrested and police removed items from his home which they say are related to the charges.
Ferley made his first appearance in Butler County District Court and faces charges including Sexual Exploitation of a Child and Electronic Solicitation of someone over 14 years old.
Ferley is in Butler County Jail on $100,000 bond.
Police say they're still investigating the case and they anticipate additional search warrants and additional charges.Investigators say they've identified victims in at least two states in the preliminary phase of this investigation.