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Husband of ex-Transportation Sec'y faces child sex charges

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Mary Peters being sworn in, her husband Terry Peters, far right. White House photo Mary Peters being sworn in, her husband Terry Peters, far right. White House photo
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PHOENIX (CBS5) -

Officials confirmed that the husband of former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Mary Peters was arrested on charges of sexual conduct with a minor.

Peoria resident Terry Peters was arrested by Coconino County Sheriff's Deputies on Saturday afternoon, said Peoria Police spokesman Jay Davies.

The arrest comes after an investigation into the allegations, said Davies.

Mary Peters served as the director of Arizona Department of Transportation before she became the U.S. Transportation Secretary in 2006. Her term ended in 2009.

While in office at ADOT , she was recognized as the Most Influential Person in Arizona Transportation by the Arizona Business Journal.

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