Men plead guilty in unrelated sexual assaults involving kids

Christopher Muldrow, Nolberto Santiago Garcia and Tony James Veiga (Photo courtesy: Office of District Attorney Ben David)

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Three men pleaded guilty Wednesday to sex crimes involving children.

Christopher Muldrow, age 43, pleaded guilty to first degree rape and taking indecent liberties with children. He will spend between 20 and more than 28 years in prison for crimes committed against a 12-year-old. After prison, he will be registered as sex offender for life and monitored for life.

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Nolberto Santiago Garcia, age 23, pleaded guilty to two counts of first degree sexual offense and two counts of taking indecent liberties with children. He given the same prison sentence as Muldrow and will be registered as a sex offender for 30 years after that sentence. The crimes were against a five-year-old child.

Tony James Veiga pleaded guilty to taking indecent liberties with children. He will be in jail for between 17 and 30 months for a crime against a female child.