April 21, 2009

Convicted Sex Offender Elwood Perry Arrested Again

Elwood Perry

By Hillary Crowder, WVNS News

April 21, 2009

BLUEFIELD, WV - Mercer County sheriff's detectives arrested 40-year old Elwood Perry, Jr. of Bluefield Tuesday morning. Deputies say Perry forced a juvenile male into a department store bathroom at gunpoint and then sexually assaulted him.

The incident occurred on April 9 at the Mercer Mall, police say. Perry was working at a restaurant in the mall and the victim was able to identify him in a line-up. He was charged with first degree sexual assault.

Perry is a registered sex offender after being convicted of indecent liberties with a minor in North Carolina and abduction in Virginia. He was being held at the Southern Regional Jail on a $100,000 cash bond.


1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I just found this by accident. Elwood used to be in Asheville NC. We wondered where he went.

Glad he got caught.