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Fayetteville 16-year-old charged with sex crimes

Posted November 24, 2010 9:39 a.m. EST

— Cumberland County sheriff’s detectives charged a Jack Britt High School student with possessing videos and photos of girls engaged in sex acts, sheriff's officials announced Wednesday.

Jarvis Jermaine Williams Jr., 16, of 6310 Chartley Drive in Fayetteville, showed his collection to a witness, sheriff's officials said. School resource officers seized his cell phone, which had nude images stored on it, investigators said. 

Sheriff's officials did not say what age the girls appeared to be or if Williams knew them.

He is charged with multiple counts of second-degree sexual exploitation of a minor, third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor and disseminating materials harmful to minors.

Williams was released from the Cumberland County Detention Center to the custody of his parents under a $50,000 unsecured bond.