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Man accused of sex crimes involving children; bond set at more than $5 million

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Danny Strickland (Source: Pender County Sheriff's Office) Danny Strickland (Source: Pender County Sheriff's Office)

PENDER COUNTY, NC (WECT) – A Pender County man was arrested and charged Friday in connection to sex offenses involving children.

According to Det. Sgt. John Leatherwood with the Pender County Sheriff's Office, Danny Strickland faces the following charges:

-First degree statutory sex offense of a child – 9 counts

-Indecent liberties with a child – 9 counts

-Crime against nature – 9 counts

Previously, Strickland was charged with two counts of first degree statutory sex offense of a child and two counts of indecent liberties with a child.

However, due to the added charges involving a different victim, Strickland's bond has been set at $5,150,000.

Prior to the additional charges, it had been set at $250,000.

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