PENDER COUNTY, NC (WECT) - A Pender County man was arrested in connection to two sex crimes involving a boy under the age of five.
Carlos Martinez, 39, has been charged with 1st degree sexual offense of a child and indecent liberties with a child.
Detectives working the case said the incident happened the day before Mother's Day. They said Martinez was a friend of the victim's family.
Martinez was originally only charged with indecent liberties with the child, but upon further investigation, detectives also charged him with 1st degree sexual offense of the child.
He is currently being held in the Pender County Jail under a $135,000 secured bond.