Man in Brunswick County jail for 20 counts child sex crimes

Stephen Wareheim (Photo: Brunswick County Sheriff's Office)

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A 61-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday in Brunswick County for numerous sex crimes involving minors.

Stephen Wareheim is charged with a total of 20 counts of second-degree and three-degree sex exploitation of a minor.

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He is currently in the Brunswick County Detention Center under a $1,000,000 secured bond.

We have reached out to the sheriff’s office for more information on this case.