A registered sex offender was charged Thursday with raping a 9-year-old girl.
Joshua Honan of the 200 block of N Marshal Street in Newport was charged with eight counts of rape and unlawful sexual conduct against a child by a sex offender.
Honan, 25, allegedly sexually abused the girl on at least five occasions.
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He is being held on post $454,000 cash bail.
Honan had an outstanding warrant issued by Wilmington Police for failing to re-register to Megan’s Law three days after moving to a new address, New Castle County Police said.
Officers tracked down Honan and after extensive interviews police confirmed Honan's involvement and he was arrested, police said.
Honan had an outstanding warrant issued by Wilmington Police for failing to re-register to Megan’s Law three days after moving to a new address.
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