Conway police arrest man on criminal sex charge with child

Published: Jan. 30, 2019 at 5:24 PM EST
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CONWAY, SC (WMBF) - A man is facing multiple charges, including having criminal sexual contact with a minor between 11-14, according to the Conway Police Department.

CPD said 25-year-old Nathan Edward Howell was arrested Jan. 29 after officers were called to the Conway Medical Center for a criminal sexual conduct complaint with a minor.

Evidence was collected and through an investigation, it was determined a CSC had occurred.

CPD requested a South Carolina Law Enforcement Division photo lineup with the suspect in the case and the victim was able to identify Howell “with 100% certainty” from the lineup.

Officers obtained a search and arrest warrant for Howell. When the search warrant was served, more evidence was collected including bedding, two cellular phones, and “an assorted array of items used to ingest and weigh narcotic’s.”

Howell has been charged with second degree CSC with a minor 11-14 years of age, contributing to the delinquency of minor and simple possession of marijuana with a bond set at $21,055.

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