The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office Detectives arrested Brian Nickolaus Eckley, 41 of Kingman, for felony Sexual Conduct with a Minor and Luring of a Minor. An investigation began in November of 2020, when the victim alleged she and Eckley, engaged in sexual conduct. The initial incident was alleged to have occurred in 2016 when the victim was 13. Allegations were made of three other incidents with Eckley, and further allegations indicated he would send her inappropriate text messages and photos and ask for photos of the victim. Detectives located text messages received from Eckley of a sexual nature between him and the victim. Text messages also indicated that Eckley was attempting to arrange a hotel room with the victim to have sexual intercourse. Eckley was arrested by Detectives on Friday (2/12) and transported to the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility without incident. On Thursday (2/18) the Mohave County Attorney’s Office submitted additional charges of two counts of Sexual Conduct with a Minor and Attempted Sexual Exploitation of a Minor, all felonies. This investigation is ongoing.