NEW INFO: Former Deputy Receives Probation In Sex Case

A former Onslow County sheriff's deputy admitted he took indecent liberties with a teen.

Edward Negron pleaded guilty in Onslow County Superior Court this morning.

Negron turned himself into lawmen last July after resigning from the Onslow County Sheriff's Office the month before.

The incident for which Negron is charged was with a girl who was 15 years old at the time happened some 13 years ago in Jacksonville and on Camp Lejeune.

He was given a suspended prison sentence, and five years probation. The first year of that will be intensive probation.


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A former Onslow County sheriff's deputy is scheduled to appear in court Monday on charges of taking indecent liberties with a child.

Edward Negron is scheduled to appear in Onslow County Superior Court this morning, according to the published court calendar.

Negron turned himself into lawmen in July 2010 after resigning from the Onslow County Sheriff's Office the month before.

The incident for which Negron is charged was with a girl who was 15 years old at the time happened some 13 years ago in Jacksonville and on Camp Lejeune.


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A former Onslow County sheriff's deputy is out of jail after his arrest for taking indecent liberties with a child.

Edward Negron appeared before a district court judge this morning for his first appearance. He was released from jail Thursday after posting $20,000 bond.

Negron, who resigned last month, turned himself into to Jacksonville police Thursday morning. The incident with a girl who was 15 years old at the time happened some 12 years ago in Jacksonville and on Camp Lejeune.

Negron's next court appearance is August 19th. He asked the judge for more time because Negron said he needed to hire and attorney. The judge says they'll decide then if a continuance is needed.


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A former deputy turned himself in to authorities, several days after Jacksonville police obtained an arrest warrant.

Edward Negron is accused of taking indecent liberties with a child. Authorities say Negron, who resigned last month, is accused of having a sex act some 12 years ago with a girl who was 15 years old at the time.

Negron was jailed on a $20,000 bond.


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Onslow County Sheriff Ed Brown says a former deputy who is facing arrest was a good employee during his 10 months with the department.

A warrant for taking indecent liberties with a child has been obtained against Edward Negron, but has yet to be served by Jacksonville police.

Brown says his second in command was notified by the victim's father on June 28th that some type of sex act occurred approximately 12-1/2 years ago when his daughter was 15-years-old. The daughter informed her father about it just recently and said it had occurred on Camp Lejeune and in Jacksonville.

The sheriff says the next day Negron was called into his office and the deputy presented his resignation.

Brown says on July 1st the victim's father met with him and he told the man to contact Jacksonville police and NCIS since that's where the alleged crimes had occurred.

The sheriff says no one in the department had heard anything about the possible crime before June 28th.


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A former deputy sheriff is accused of taking indecent liberties with a child.

A news release from the Onslow County Sheriff's Office says that Jacksonville police have issued a warrant against Edward Negron.

The 34-year-old Negron resigned from the Sheriff's Office on June 29th and had been a deputy since September 2009.

Authorities say the allegations stem from ten years ago and involved a teenage girl.

Negron was at his Jacksonville home for most of the day and police said more information on the case would be released later.


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