Man sentenced to 6 years

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

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A Pea Ridge man was sentenced to 6 years in prison for sexually abusing a girl. Jonathan Wade Woodward, 25, pleaded guilty Tuesday, Aug. 11, to sexual assault in the second degree, a class B felony. He was originally charged with rape but agreed to plead guilty to the lesser charge under a plea agreement his attorney Billy Bob Webb reached with Chief Deputy Prosecutor Stuart Cearley. Woodward was arrested Sept. 28, 2007. His arrest came after a 15-year-old girl reported that Woodward began sexually abusing her when she was 7 and the abuse ended three or four years later, according to court documents.


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