Man wanted in New Bern for child sex crimes arrested

Man wanted in New Bern for child sex crimes arrested
Joshua Paul Collier (Source: New Hanover Co. Sheriff's Office)

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - A man wanted in New Bern on multiple child sex crime charges was arrested in Wilmington on Wednesday.

According to online records, Joshua Paul Collier, 33, was taken into custody in the 800 block of Saint Andrews Drive and booked into the New Hanover County Jail on three counts each of child abuse sex act, indecent liberties with a child, and statutory sex offense with a child 15 years old or younger.

A spokesperson for the New Bern Police Department confirmed that Collier was wanted by the agency but declined to provide any specifics regarding the alleged offenses.

Collier was given a $250,000 bond.

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