The victim was 8 or 9 years old when Peek began fondling her and then had sex with her in his home. Several years later, a teacher became concerned and notified her parents. After the girl reported the abuse to her father, the family contacted police. Then another victim came forward with reports of inappropriate sexual conduct at Peek's home when she was between the ages of 9 and 12.
Peek had claimed that any inappropriate touching was accidental or happened while he was sleeping. Investigators also found numerous images of child pornography on Peek’s phone.