NC man facing sex offense charges

NEW BERN, N.C. (WNCT) – Deputies in Craven County have charged a Jacksonville, NC man with Taking Indecent Liberties with a Minor.

The Craven County Sheriff’s Office says when deputies responded on Jan. 4 to a home in the Vanceboro area they found Garrett Ritson Young inside with a minor. An investigation into Young’s activities led to him being arrested and charged with Statutory Sex Offense with a Child under 15.

They took Young into custody at his residence in Jacksonville. He was placed in the Craven County jail on a 300,000 bond.

The investigation is still underway and deputies say other charges are expected.

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