Former Polk Co. employee, son charged with child sex crime

Former Polk County employee Larry Walker and his son Chris face charges of indecent liberties with a child
Published: May. 18, 2023 at 4:29 PM EDT
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TRYON, N.C. (FOX Carolina) - The Polk County Sheriff’s Office said a former county employee and his son are accused of a sexual crime involving a child.

Larry Walker, 60, and Chris Walker, 39, were arrested on Monday. They are each charged with taking indecent liberties with a child. Investigators said due to the sensitive nature of the investigation, they cannot release further details.

Larry Walker served as Polk County’s Director of Solid Waste from January 2015 until this March, when he resigned.

Both suspects were issued a $20,000 bond and had an initial court appearance on Wednesday.