Man faces sex offense charges involving teen


Daniel Lee Peart Sr., 60, of Newport, faces sex offense charges.

Published: Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 06:13 PM.

An elderly Carteret County man has been charged with sex offenses involving a 16-year-old girl.

Daniel Lee Peart Sr., 60, of Oyster Rock Court in Newport, was charged Wednesday by the Carteret County Sheriff’s Office with two counts of crimes against nature.

The teen was known to him, according to a release from the sheriff’s office.

His bond was set at $350,000. 

Update: Charges dropped against Newport man:

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