Pender Co. man jailed on child sex crime charges

Pender Co. man jailed on child sex crime charges
Ricardo Everin Jones (Source: Pender County Sheriff's Office)

PENDER COUNTY, NC (WECT) - A Currie man has been arrested on several child sex crime charges, according to the Pender County Sheriff's Office.

Ricardo Evervin Jones, 37, was taken into custody on Saturday and charged with one count each of statutory sex offense and statutory rape, and two counts of indecent liberties with a child.

Investigators said the alleged victim is a 15-year-old girl from Burgaw.

More charges are possible.

Jones was booked into the Pender County Jail under a $500,000 bond.

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