Carthage man arrested for sexual assault of 10-year-old girl

Posted December 6, 2016

Christopher Lea Kahele

— Deputies from the Moore County Sheriff’s Office have arrested and charged a 34-year-old Carthage man in connection with the alleged sexual assault of a 10-year-old girl.

Christopher Lea Kahele, of 271 Shady Lane, is charged with one count of felony indecent liberties with a child and was placed in the Moore County Detention Center under a $500,000 secured bond.

On May 6 the Moore County Sheriff’s Office received a sexual assault complaint from Moore County Schools.

His first court appearance is scheduled for Jan. 17 in the Moore County District Court.


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