Kansas man arrested for kidnapping, child sex crimes

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ST. MARYS, Kan. (KAKE) -

Authorities have arrested a 52-year-old Kansas man for child sex crimes and kidnapping. 

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office says Peter Palmeri was taken into custody on Tuesday following an investigation into allegations of criminal activity.

The St. Marys man was arrested on a warrant for two counts of rape, six counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child, one count of aggravated kidnapping and one count of furnishing alcohol to a minor, KTKA reports. 

Palmeri made his first court appearance Wednesday and remains held on $100,000 bond. He's due back in court on July 22. 

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