EL CENTRO, Calif. – The Imperial County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man charged with attempted lewd acts on a child. ICSO investigators arrested 44-year-old Michael Wallace Pendley in El Centro Tuesday.
ICSO said the child is under 14 years of age. Pendley is also facing charges of attempted removal of a child without parental consent, meeting with a minor to commit a sexual act, arranging to meet with a minor to commit a sexual act, and resisting arrest.
Pendley was booked into the Imperial County Jail, his bail was set at $100,000.