Concordia Man Taken Into Custody for Various Crimes Against a Minor

Cloud County Law Enforcement Center
Cloud County Law Enforcement Center

A Concordia man has been arrested after an investigation into various crimes against a minor.

The Cloud County Sheriff's Office reports Fuller Thomas Bates of Concordia has been charged with Indecent Solicitation of a Child, Commercial Sexual Exploitation of a Child, Promoting/Distributing Obscenity, Breach of Privacy, Lewd and Lascivious, Electronic Solicitation, Contributing to a Child's Misconduct, Unlawful Possession of a Visual Depiction of a Child, Domestic Battery, and Taxation and Selling Cigarettes/Electronic Cigarette Tobacco to a Minor.

Bates is the Public Works Director for the City of Concordia.

Bates was taken into custody on Monday, November 13th at 1:19 pm, according to the sheriff's department.