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.
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.