PETTIS cOUNTY, Mo. – An accused child molestor has a preliminary hearing scheduled for this morning at 9:00 a.m. in Pettis County.

Eric Fields, PCSO

Court documents indicate that Eric W Fields, 46, of Sedalia was charged in July of this year, for incidents alleged to have began in April of 2012 and continued into 2014. After the victim came forward about sexual abuse when he was between the ages of seven and nine, Fields was charged with five counts of attempted statutory sodomy in the first degree and a misdemeanor count of furnishing pornography to a minor.

Bond for Fields remains at $250,000 cash or surety.