An Aberdeen man was arrested after his girlfriend reported to police that he was inappropriately contacting her 14-year-old daughter through Facebook.

Detective Jeff Weiss with the Aberdeen Police Department said they were called to investigate a sex offense at a home in the 100 Block of East Mohler Street on October 2nd.

An adult female told officers that her 46-year-old boyfriend was inappropriately communicating with her 14 YO daughter through facebook messaging. Officers collected an electronic device used to communicate with the minor as evidence. Detectives found the inappropriate messages and pictures and a warrant was put out for the man’s arrest.

On October 9th, the man turned himself in to the Grays Harbor County Sheriffs Department in Montesano. Police identified him as Terry Steven Gunter of Aberdeen. Weiss said the man has been charged with Child Molestation 3rd Degree and Communicating with a Minor for Immoral Purposes. He is currently being held on $50,000 bail.