PETTIS COUNTY, Mo. – A man accused of sexually abusing a boy in Pettis County has a counsel status hearing scheduled for early next week.

Eric Fields, PCSO

After his initial arraignment Tuesday, Eric W. Fields, 45, of Sedalia, was given a hearing at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 24, 2018. Field is charged with five felony counts of Attempted Statutory Sodomy in the first degree and a misdemeanor count of furnishing pornography to a minor.

The victim was between 7 and 9 years old when the alleged abuse took place from 2012 and 2014.