Local News

Fayetteville man wanted for sex offense against 7-year-old turns himself in

Posted January 11, 2016 8:38 p.m. EST
Updated January 12, 2016 11:43 a.m. EST

Detectives obtained warrants for the arrest of Wade Saunders, 19, for first-degree sex offense with a child.

A Fayetteville man charged with sex offenses with a child turned himself in to authorities on Tuesday.

Wade Thomas Saunders, 19, is charged with first degree sex offense with a child, according to a news release from the Fayetteville Police Department. Saunders was processed into the Cumberland County Detention Center where he was given a $150,000 bond.

Authorities said the charges stem from one incident that occurred in the summer of 2014 and another that occurred in January 2015 involving a 7-year-old victim.