Ladson man arrested on child-sex warrant from New Jersey

Drew Richard McKelvey, 41, of Ladson was arrested Thursday on a child-sex warrant from New Jersey.

A Ladson man wanted in New Jersey on a charge of having sex with a minor was arrested Thursday in North Charleston.

U.S. marshals got a tip that Drew Richard McKelvey, 41, of Clovewood Street in Ladson was walking through a parking lot on Rivers Avenue, Charleston County sheriff’s Maj. Jim Brady said. McKelvey was taken into custody without incident.

McKelvey was wanted in Hudson County, N.J., on charges including second-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor. He was taken to the Charleston County jail to prepare for extradition.