32-year-old Van Martin Edwards of Manley Clark Road in Morganton was arrested by Burke County Sheriff’s Officers on July 2 for felony indecent liberties with a child.
Events leading to his arrest began on July 1 when the Sheriff’s Office took a report concerning possible indecent liberties with a child. Following an investigation, a warrant was issued for Edwards’ arrest.
Following his arrest, Edwards was issued a $20,000 unsecured bond and was released. He will appear in District Court on July 26 in Morganton.