Wilmington oral surgeon charged with more than a dozen additional sex crimes

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A Wilmington oral surgeon is now facing more than a dozen additional sex crimes, some of which happened a decade ago.

Wilmington Police have charged Michael Lee Hasson, 55, with 13 additional sex crimes.

The oral surgeon is accused of sexually abusing several of his female patients between 2009 and 2018.

Members of the US Marshals Fugitive Taskforce with the Wilmington Police Department arrested Hasson early Wednesday afternoon.

In addition to the four charges filed on Jan. 31, Hasson is charged with seven counts of sexual battery, three counts of indecent liberties with a child, two counts of second degree sex offense and one count statutory sex offense.

WPD is asking anyone who has contacted the police regarding Hasson but has not received a call back from a detective to please call again at (910) 343-3609.

He is in the New Hanover County Jail under a $1 million bond.

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