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Pender Co. man charged with multiple sex crimes against a minor

Ralph Thomas Smith (Source: Pender County Sheriff's Office) Ralph Thomas Smith (Source: Pender County Sheriff's Office)
PENDER COUNTY, NC (WECT) -

Authorities arrested a Pender County man and charged him with multiple sex crimes against a minor.

According to authorities, Ralph Thomas Smith, 42, of Willard allegedly had sexual relations with a female under 16 years of age.

Smith was charged with three counts of statutory rape, three counts of statutory sex offense, and three counts of indecent liberties with a child.

Smith is in the Pender County Jail under a $920,800 secured bond.

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