EDGEWATER, Md. (CBSDC) – An investigation into child sex abuse has led to the arrest of an Edgewater man accused of repeatedly abusing two boys from 2000 to 2008.

Anne Arundel County police launched an investigation into child sex abuse in August after receiving information that a man sexually abused several children in Edgewater.

Two adult males came forward with detailed accounts of being victims of sexual abuse from 2000 to 2008, while they were between the ages of eight until their early teens.

Police arrested John Charles Villers-Farrow, 66, 0f 1490 Wakefield Road in Edgewater,  on Wednesday, Nov. 14. He is the brother of Hollywood actress Mia Farrow, according to 9 News Now.

He is charged with second and third degree sex offense, which includes two counts of perverted practice, two counts of second degree child abuse, two counts of sex abuse of a minor and two counts of second degree assault.

He is currently being held at the Anne Arundel County Detention Center on $800,000 bond.

Anyone with additional information or anyone who may have also been a victim is asked to contact Detective Josh Williams of the Child Abuse Unit at 410-222-3484.


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