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Erlanger Man Charged In Sexual Abuse Of Teen Juvenile

Posted at 12:20 PM, Jan 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-28 12:20:07-05

BOONE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Authorities arrested an Erlanger man on charges he sexually abused a teen juvenile.

Edward Hernandez

The Boone County Sheriff’s Office said 21-year-old Edward Hernandez was arrested Saturday after being accused of sodomizing a 14-year-old boy in Burlington.

Officials said Hernandez abused the boy 10 times over a year and claim he acknowledged other abuse while being questioned.

Police said they also found a glass pipe and marijuana residue in his possession.

Hernandez was charged with 10 counts of first-degree sodomy and possession of drug paraphernalia.

He was being held in the Boone County Detention Center.