(IDAHO FALLS, ID) – Two Idaho Falls men have been arrested on sexual abuse-related charges this week. Thirty-year-old Nicholas Peterson is accused of inappropriately touching a three-year-old girl. Police had been investigating Peterson for over a month. In a separate case, 38-year-old Elton Barnell reportedly had illicit contact with a 15-year-old girl that also involved taking nude photographs. Both men remain held in the Bonnevlle County Jail.
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