Sanford Man Arrested for Soliciting Child, Released on $5,000 Bond
Cumberland County Sheriff’s detectives have charged a former Harnett County Fire and Rescue worker with soliciting a child on the Internet to commit sexual acts.Posted — Updated
James Burgess Fearon Jr., 53, of 2505 Brooks Drive in Sanford is charged with sending unsolicited nude photos and videos to an undercover officer posing as a 14-year old girl.
Fearon is charged with one felony count of soliciting a child by computer to commit sexual acts. He was held in the Cumberland County Detention Center but was later released under a $5,000 secured bond, according to police.
Sheriff’s Detectives were assisted by the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, Harnett County Sheriff’s Office, SBI agents and the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.
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