Two Washington residents arrested for charges involving a minor - WNCT

Two Washington residents arrested for charges involving a minor

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WASHINGTON, N.C. -

A woman and a man, both from Washington, were arrested and charged with numerous offenses involving a minor.

On February 8, 2013 the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of possible child abuse in Washington. During the investigation, information was collected about sex offenses involving juveniles that visited the residence.

As a result of the investigations warrants were obtained for Sandie Lea Bland, 36, of Washington for two counts of sexual servitude of a child, sell or deliver controlled substance to minor and other charges. A warrant was also obtained for John Durrin Baker, 73, of Washington for two counts of indecent liberties with a child.

Baker turned himself in at the Beaufort County Magistrate's Office on July 2, 2013 and was placed under a $50,000.00 secured bond and released after posting bond. Bland turned herself in at the Magistrate's Office on July 13th and was released after posting a $12,000.00 secured bond.

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