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Newport Man Accused Of Child Sex Crimes

A Newport man is now in jail, accused of sex crimes with a child.

Newport police say 28-year-old Benjamin King is charged with 1st degree sex offense with a minor child under 13 and indecent liberties with a child.

Officials say they began investigating after a tip from an elementary school.

Officials have seized a laptop, dvd's, clothing and other items from King's home.

He was given a $250 thousand dollar bond.


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