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Eddie Wayne Lane, Jr.
Courtesy of Caldwell County Sheriff's Office

Registered Sex Offender From Hickory Charged With Indecent Liberties In Caldwell County

36-year-old Eddie Wayne Lane, Jr. of South Fork Avenue in Hickory was arrested last Friday (December 1) by Burke County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged on a warrant from Caldwell County with felony indecent liberties with child.

Lane was arrested shortly before 11:30 a.m. at his residence on South Fork Avenue in Hickory. He was initially brought to the Burke County Jail. He has since been transferred to authorities in Caldwell County and was jailed in the Caldwell County Detention Center in Lenoir.

Eddie Wayne Lane, Jr. is listed on the North Carolina Sex Offender and Public Protection Registry. He’s on the registry as a result of a federal conviction for knowingly possessing, receiving, and distributing visual depictions which involved the use of a minor. Lane was convicted in April, 2014 and the offense date is November 7, 2012. He received a 90 month prison sentence and was released in July, 2019.

Lane is registered as a sex offender with the Burke County Sheriff’s Office. He remained in the Caldwell County Detention Center as of earlier today (December 5) under $100,000 secured bond. A District Court date is scheduled for December 14.