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Wendell Man Charged in Child Sex Case

Posted December 23, 2006 12:57 p.m. EST
Updated December 23, 2006 5:56 p.m. EST

— A Wendell man was arrested Saturday on sex charges involving a child and ordered held in lieu of $2 million bail, authorities said.

Wendell police charged Mark Officer, 36, with first-degree statutory rape and three counts of sexual offense with a girl under the age of 13. Police said the alleged incidents took place between 2003 and 2005.

No details of the charges were made public.

Officer was arraigned before a Wake County magistrate, who set bail.