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DEPUTIES: Sex Offender Caught With Facebook Account

A registered sex offender is in trouble with the law after deputies say he got a Facebook profile.

Timothy Newman was charged with having a social networking site after Carteret County deputies got a tip that he had a social networking account.

Under North Carolina law it is a felony for any registered sex offender to create an account with a commercial social networking site.

Newman, who lived in Newport, is also charged with parole violation and is being held without bond. His Facebook account has been deleted.


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