Thursday, 07 September 2017 05:01

Additional Sex Offense Charge Lodged Against Eastern Lincoln County Man

Brandon Scott Cecil Brandon Scott Cecil Courtesy of Lincoln County Sheriff's Office

Lincoln County Sheriff’s detectives have filed an additional charge against an eastern Lincoln County man.

34-year-old Brandon Scott Cecil of North NC Highway 16 Business in Denver was charged Wednesday (September 6) with one felony count of second degree exploitation of a minor. He was initially arrested on August 24, 2017 on one felony count each of statutory sex offense of a child and indecent liberties with a child.

Detective Dan Renn received a report on August 4, 2017 that the suspect had been inappropriately touching a female juvenile. The incident occurred at his residence and involved a relative. Deputies executed a search warrant at the residence on August 23 and subsequently arrested the suspect.

Cecil was taken before a Lincoln County magistrate Wednesday. His bond was raised to $130,000 secured. A District Court appearance was scheduled for today (September 7).

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