Police: Watertown man sexually abused girl for years

David Eads
David Eads(WWNY)
Published: Dec. 22, 2022 at 5:06 PM EST
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WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - A 51-year-old Watertown man is accused of sexually abusing a child over several years.

State police charged David Eads with a felony count of predatory sexual assault against a child and a misdemeanor count of endangering the welfare of a child.

Police said Eads’ arrest is a result of a criminal investigation into sexual abuse against a girl that took place from 2015 through 2022.

According to police, the abuse started when she was 8 years old and continued until she was 15.

Eads was arraigned in Watertown City Court and ordered held without bail pending a hearing.