Newport man faces charge of indecent liberties with a child

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Joel Perez Miranda, 30, of Newport, has been charged with indecent liberties with a child.

Carteret County Sheriff's Office
Published: Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:40 AM.

A Newport man has been arrested and charged with a sex crime involving a 9-year-old girl.

Joel Perez Miranda, 30, of 143 Howard Farm Road, Lot 6, Lyons Village Mobile Home Park, was charged Friday with indecent liberties with a child, according to a release from the Carteret County Sheriff’s Office.

The alleged incident involved a child known to Miranda, according to the release. The sheriff’s office is not releasing any other details as the case is under investigation and it does involve a juvenile.

Miranda was placed in the Carteret County Jail under a $15,000 bond.



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