Kentucky man arrested in NC for child sex crimes

Kentucky man arrested in NC for child sex crimes

A man from the Louisville, KY area was arrested in eastern North Carolina on child sex crimes.

Edward David Woodard, 35, was arrested in Chinquapin, NC by US Marshals Tuesday on warrants issued from Kentucky and Tennessee. Woodard, a convicted sex-offender, was taken in on 1st degree sodomy, 1st degree rape of a child, sexual abuse of a child under 12 years of age, and distributing obscene matter to a minor charges.

At the time of his arrest Woodard was in the back room of a home with several young children present, according to Deputy US Marshal Russ Fields. He is currently a registered sex offender in Tennessee.

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