Man Arrested On Sex Crimes Involving 12-Year-Old Boy

A Newport man is in jail, accused of an attempted sex act on a child.

Michael Turner, Jr. was arrested Thursday with one count of attempted indecent liberties with a child, and one count of contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile.

Deputies say the 24-year-old knew the 12-year-old boy.

Turner was jailed on a $30,000 bond, and is scheduled to go before a judge today.