Man charged with exposing himself to child at Lewisville Middle School has been convicted for same crime before, sheriff’s office says

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Charles Edward Holland

Charles Edward Holland

FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — A man working for Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools has been arrested after allegedly exposing himself to a child at Lewisville Middle School, according to the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office.

On Wednesday, deputies say Charles Edward Holland, 24, of Winston-Salem, intentionally exposed his genitalia on school property at Lewisville Middle School.

Holland was a contracted employee of Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools, according to the sheriff’s office.

The school system released the following statement:

The sheriff’s office also confirmed that this is not the first offense for Holland, who has been convicted with the same offense twice prior in Mecklenburg County.

Lewisville Middle School Principal Charles McAninch said in an email to the school community that the man was a contracted custodian. The school learned of the incident on Wednesday.

The suspect was charged with a felony count of indecent exposure involving a victim under the age of 16.

He received a $10,000 secured bond.

“We are committed to ensuring the safety of all residents of our community, no matter if they are at work, play, or school,” said Sheriff Bobby Kimbrough Jr. “The children of our community – our community’s most vulnerable residents – absolutely deserve to not only be safe but to also feel safe. We continuously work collaboratively with the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools to ensure that our community’s children are protected to the best of our ability while they are being educated. We appreciate our working relationship with the school system, in this particular incident and throughout the school year.”

The company the suspect worked for, Supreme Maintenance Organization, also released a statement:

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office at (336) 727-2112, anonymously text information to (336) 920-8477 or anonymously call Crimestoppers at (336) 727-2800 for English or (336) 728-3904 for Spanish.

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