BOONVILLE — In the third case involving child sexual abuse in recent weeks, a Boonville man has been arrested and charged.
Officers with the Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office arrested Pedro Valerio, 72, of Boonville, and charged him with three counts of felony indecent liberties with minor and three counts of felony child abuse. The alleged violations took place in a home in Yadkin County sometime during January 2015 through December 2015.
Valerio is being held in the Yadkin County Detention Center under a $200,000 secure bond. His next scheduled court appearance is Jan. 27 in Yadkin County District Court.