Pender County man charged with sex crimes involving teen girl

PENDER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A Pender County man was arrested and charged with several felony sexual offenses involving a Burgaw teen.

Pender County Sheriff’s Office says 37-year-old Ricardo Evervin Jones, of Currie, was arrested Saturday for sex crimes with a 15 year old girl.

Jones is charged with one count each of statutory sex offense and statutory rape and two counts of indecent liberties.

Captain James Rowell with the sheriff’s office says there may be additional charges.

His bond was set at $500,000. His first appearance is set for Monday.

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