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Carthage man accused of having, sharing sexual pictures of a minor

Posted May 1, 2014
Updated May 2, 2014

— A 44-year-old Carthage man was arrested Thursday for possessing and distributing sexual pictures of a minor.

Luther Wayne Hester Jr., 44, of 601 McReynolds St., was charged with three counts of felony second-degree sexual exploitation of a minor and three counts of felony third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor.

Hester was held at the Moore County jail Thursday night under a $250,000 bond. He is scheduled to make a first court appearance May 27.


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