A North Carolina man is being held on a $20 million bond after he was charged with 332 counts of sex crimes against children, the Hoke County Sheriff’s Office said Sunday.
Deputies were called to an address in Raeford on August 7 for a reported sexual assault on a juvenile. As they investigated, they obtained 156 arrest warrants for Joshuah Taylor Bradshaw, but he fled the state.
The FBI located Bradshaw in Etta, Mississippi, and he was extradited back to Raeford.
Bradshaw’s first court appearance is expected on Monday. The sheriff’s office said the investigation is ongoing and more charges are pending.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE332 Charges**$20 Million BondThe Hoke County Sheriff Office: Dr. Hubert A. Peterkin, Sheriff,…
Bradshaw has been charged with 12 counts each of statutory sexual offense with a child, taking indecent liberties with children, crimes against nature, and first degree sexual exploitation of a minor along with 144 counts each of second and third degree sexual exploitation of a minor.
The NC Beat said that officials confirmed there is one victim in the case.
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[Featured image: Joshuah Taylor Bradshaw/Hoke County Sheriff’s Office]