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We're working to get more information about a man facing child sex crimes and other charges in two counties in the east.
Derek Cholon, 41, is from Raleigh but he's in the Pitt County Detention Center this morning. WITN has learned Jacksonville police arrested Cholon in March on disturbing felony charges, statutory rape, indecent liberties with a child, crimes against nature and soliciting a child by computer.
Cholon is being held under a $101,000 bond.
Now Cholon faces separate charges in Pitt County, for cyberstalking and communicating threats. We'll keep you posted on his case.