St. Marys man faces multiple rape, child sex charges

Peter Palmeri (Source: Pottawatomie Co. Sheriff's Office)
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ST. MARYS, Kan. (WIBW) -- A St. Marys man was arrested Tuesday on multiple counts of rape as well as several child sex charges, according to the Pottawatomie Co. Sheriff’s Office.

Detectives from the Sheriff’s Office obtained a warrant for Peter Palmeri following an investigation into alleged criminal activity. The 52-year-old reportedly faces:

  • 2 counts of Rape;
  • 6 counts of Aggravated Indecent Liberties with a Child;
  • 1 count of Aggravated Kidnapping;
  • 1 count of Furnishing Alcohol to a Minor.

Palmeri is being held in the Pottawatomie Co. jail on a $100,000 bond, Sheriff Greg Riat said.