The Whitestown Metropolitan Police Department Detectives, with the help of the Boone County Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Team, investigated and arrested John Eric Peterson of Whitestown, Indiana on Friday.
Peterson (52) was arrested and booked into the Boone County Jail on four felony charges of:
Child Molesting 2 counts- Level 1
Child Molesting 1 count- Level 4 (fondling or touching with child under 14)
Neglect of a Dependent 1 count- Level 6
Multiple search warrants were issued for Peterson’s residence and place of business, all leading
detectives to the apprehension of Peterson.
This is still an ongoing investigation. Additional charges are possible.