Student pleads not guilty to charges of sexual abuse


Jake Dressman

Twenty-year-old Niles Woods pleaded not guilty to all charges Monday afternoon at the Warren County Circuit Court.

Woods, a WKU student, was arrested outside Southwest Hall by WKU Police March 11 and taken to the Warren County Regional Jail. He was issued a $5,000 cash bond and was later released.

Woods was indicted by a grand jury for unlawful use of electronic means originating or received within the Commonwealth to induce a minor to engage in sexual or other prohibited activities, first-degree sexual abuse and tampering with physical evidence.

The next scheduled hearing for the case is June 10 at 9 a.m.

News reporter Jake Dressman can be reached at 270-745-6011 and [email protected].