Shallotte man accused of sex crimes involving minor

Shallotte man accused of sex crimes involving minor
Orion Steve Woodard (Source: Brunswick Co. Detention Center)

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, N.C. (WECT) - A Shallotte man is accused of sex crimes with a minor.

Orion Steve Woodward, 21, has been charged with statutory sex offense with a child 15 or younger, three counts of indecent liberties with a child and two counts of statutory rape of a child 15 years or younger.

According to arrest warrants, the charges stem from incidents which took place between Jan. 1 and June 4 of this year. A spokesperson with the sheriff’s office said the victim in the case is 15 years old.

Online records state that Woodward is being held under a $375,000 bond.

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