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Greenville man charged with soliciting child

Posted April 1, 2011

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— A Greenville man faces seven sex charges involving a minor.

Derek Ray Phelps, 23, of 2111 Sir Norman Court, was arrested Thursday on two counts of taking indecent liberties with a minor and five counts of soliciting a child by computer to commit an unlawful sex act.

Christy Wallace, a spokeswoman for the Pitt County Sheriff's Office, said that Phelps had "inappropriate contact" with a 13-year-old boy.

She said the investigation is ongoing, and more charges might be filed.


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  • golfnrev Apr 1, 2011

    This guy is the assist. track coach at D.H Conley H/S in pitt. county. He is out of jail after posting a 14.000 dollar bond.
    witn 7 tv.

  • yougottabekidding Apr 1, 2011


    on the same page as the link you posted, was this story http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/2010/12/31/2010-12-31_mother_and_daughter_accused_of_molesting_teen_boy_for_three_years_police_say.html?obref=obinsite

    so sad

  • SmileAndNod Apr 1, 2011

    JLH: Exactly!

  • jessicaanderson0403 Apr 1, 2011

    The double standards are amazing. Anyone who likes little kids are SICK and should have the book thrown at them man or woman!

  • u stand corrected Apr 1, 2011

    LOCK UP YOUR CHILDREN. Perverts are coming out of the woodwork.

  • husk8corn Apr 1, 2011

    does it ever end

  • jlh4jdj Apr 1, 2011

    The double standard is amazing. This is a man and we have comments about killing him. But, the woman in NY get's a 1000 bond (same as for some parking violations) and everyone talks about how she is hot and they wish they had known her when they were 13.

  • mikeyj Apr 1, 2011

    NO call for this! None, zero, zip, zilch, nadda. "If" found guilty he needs to be "put down" like a dog with parvo! Didn't I just read about a fight up at the Sheetz. Start making examples of the crime committers and crime might just drop. Awesome concept huh?