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Cumberland Man Charged With Child Sex Offenses

Posted October 21, 2004 5:31 a.m. EDT

— A Cumberland County man is behind bars after being charged with 42 counts of sex offenses involving two children.

Deputies arrested 55-year-old Edward Lucero on Thursday.

Sheriff's detectives were alerted to the incidents by a parent of one of the victims. The alleged crimes date back to September 2003.

There is no word on the relationship between Lucero and the alleged victims. His bond is set at $1.4 million.

Authorities are trying to determine whether there are additional victims.