Police: California man admits flying to Utah to have sex with 16-year-old girl

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DRAPER, Utah (ABC4 News) – Police arrested a California man they say flew to Utah to meet up with a 16-year-old girl for sex that he met online. 

According to arresting documents, Sean Michael Peery, 27, was arrested on Saturday after the mom of the girl called police to report that an older man had sex with her teen daughter. 

When police arrived and interviewed Peery, he admitted to having sex with the girl and that he knew she was 16. 

He told police he had flown in from California just to meet with the girl to have sex with her, documents state. 

Peery was taken into custody and booked into Salt Lake County Jail on one third-degree felony count of unlawful sexual activity with a 16-17-year-old. 

Peery does not have any criminal history in Utah. 


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