Tyrone Desmond Peterson, 41, was arrested Thursday in Friendswood on a warrant charging him with aggravated sexual assault of a child.

Friendswood police arrested Peterson during a traffic stop on the warrant put out by Galveston Police Department, according to Friendswood officer Lisa Price.

After being taken into custody and placed in a Friendswood jail, Peterson was transported to the Galveston County jail where he was being held on a $150,000 bond for aggravated sexual assault of a child. He also had a $5,000 bond for a civil charge of contempt of child support.

Contact reporter Matthew deGrood at 409-683-5230 or matthew.degrood@galvnews.com

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