The Pennington County Attorney’s Office has charged a Thief River Falls man with a felony in alleged solicitation of a child to engage in sexual conduct through her Facebook Page.
35 year old Bobby Peralta is accused of Electronic Solicitation of a Child; a first appearance has yet to be scheduled in Pennington County District Court; although charged, Peralta has not had a chance to enter a plea in the case.
According to Pennington County Attorney, Alan Rogalla, Peralta is accused of allegedly soliciting the 13 year old after making contact through Facebook while she was using her computer this summer, from July 13th to the 19th. The investigation was initiated after Police received a call from a concerned parent.
The maximum penalty if convicted, 3 years and a $5000 fine.