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Indecent Liberties With A Child.

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UPDATE June 14, 2013

There are new indictments against A recently resigned Columbus County Detention Officer
involving a child dating way back way to  2006 Tommy Allen McPherson, 56, of Joe Brown Hwy. South, Chadbourn,N.C.  is now charged with five counts of first-degree statutory sex offense with a child, two counts of statutory sex offense with a teen aged 13 to 15, and eight counts of taking indecent liberties with a child.  All  indictments were returned by a Columbus County grand jury on Wednesday June 12, 2013.

Former jailer arrested for indecent liberties with a child.

Tommy Allen McPherson

Tommy Allen McPherson former sergeant in our Columbus County Jail resigned last Thursday, June 6 several days before any public accusations concerning this matter were made. He was arrested Monday, June 10 and charged with indecent liberties with a child. Mr. McPherson, age 56, of Joe Brown Hwy. South, Chadbourn, N.C. was placed under a $10,000 bond.


Child abuse is the physical, sexual or emotional maltreatment or neglect of a child or children

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