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Local authorities arrest NC school worker for Criminal Solicitation of a Minor

  • Friday, September 21, 2012

  • Updated Friday, September 21, 2012 4:16 am

An investigation by the Geprgetown County Sheriff’s Office has led to the arrest of 22-year-old Rickey Joe Sansom, an after school counselor for children 5-12 years of age in Greensboro, North Carolina.
The Sheriff’s Office’s Internet Crimes Division announced the arrest today.
Sansom was arrested on one count of Criminal Solicitation of a Minor. His bail was set at $30,000.00.
The invrstigation on Sansom after discovering him utilizing a social networking website where he began to communicate with what he believed to be a minor female child and solicit sex from the minor, said Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Carrie Cuthbertson.
The Computer Crimes Division of the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office is a member of the Attorney General’s Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

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