Peru Man Arrested on Child Solicitation

On Monday, a criminal investigation by Indiana State Police Detective Josh Maller resulted in the arrest of Frank Wright, 64, Peru, on felony charges for child molestation, sexual misconduct with a minor, and child solicitation.

Maller started an investigation after receiving information from the Miami County Division of the Indiana Department of Child Services that Wright had possibly committed sexual acts on two Miami County girls. During Maller’s investigation, evidence revealed that Wright had allegedly committed sexual acts on a then 15-year-old girl and a 12-year-old girl. The crimes purportedly occurred in Miami County in July 2019 and July 2012 or 2013.

Wright was arrested at his Peru home by Maller and Indiana State Police Detective Mike Lorona. Wright was served a Miami Superior Court II arrest warrant alleging felony charges for sexual misconduct with a minor, child solicitation, and child molestation.

Wright was incarcerated in the Miami County Jail with a bond of $27,000.

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