NC man arrested on 35 sex offense charges involving child

Robert Wayne Canady Jr.

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) – Authorities in New Hanover County arrested a man Sunday on numerous sex offenses involving a child, and put him in jail under a $5 million bond.

According to arrested warrants, Robert Wayne Canady Jr., 51, faces a total of 35 counts of charges including first-degree rape, first-degree sex offense with a child and indecent liberties with a child.

The warrant states the incidents occurred between Jan. 1, 2008, and Dec. 31, 2013 with a child under the age of 13.

Lt. Brewer with the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office said there were no other victims.

Canady’s first court appearance is scheduled for Monday.

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