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Arkansas City man arrested on suspicion of multiple sex crimes

Todd accused of child abuse, sexual exploitation, two counts of indecent liberties

Arkansas City Police Department logoAn Arkansas City man was arrested July 1 after allegedly committing sex crimes against three juvenile Arkansas City females, all 8 years old or younger.

Lance Michael Todd, 21, was arrested by the Arkansas City Police Department on suspicion of two counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child, involving two of the victims.

He was transported to and booked into the Cowley County Jail in Winfield in lieu of $30,000 bond through Cowley County District Court in Arkansas City.

After continued investigation, police discovered evidence of a third victim. Charges of child abuse and sexual exploitation of a child, as well as a third count of aggravated indecent liberties with a child, were added to Todd’s booking. His bond was set to be increased by an additional $60,000.

Todd remained in custody at the time of this release.

All three victims were known by Todd.

A defendant’s guilt or innocence is to be determined by a court of law.