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Wayne Co. minister facing sex exploitation charges

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MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. -

Police have charged a Mount Olive minister with second-degree sexual exploitation of a minor.

Officers arrested Timothy Strickland, 41, on Tuesday as a result of a joint investigation by the Mount Olive Police Department, Wayne County Sheriff's Office, Duplin County Sheriff's Office and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

When officers searched Strickland's home, they found materials that indicated sexual exploitation of minors.

Strickland is charged with 10 counts of second-degree sexual exploitation of a minor and was placed in jail under a $50,000 secured bond.

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