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Man facing sexual abuse charges, waives preliminary hearing

MERCER COUNTY, W.Va. (WVVA)- A Princeton man facing sexual abuse charges has waived his preliminary hearing.

35-year old Earl Newton Dodd was scheduled to appear in Magistrate court. After consulting with his attorney, Dodd waived the hearing.

He was arrested earlier this month on numerous charges, including sexual abuse by a parent, guardian or custodian.

Last week, additional counts and charges were added.

Dodd as been remanded to Southern Regional Jail.

Additional charges filed on Princeton man arrested for sex crimes


Jennifer Roberts

Multimedia Journalist

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