Easter Seals Counselor in New Bern charged with indecent liberties


NEW BERN, N.C. (WNCT) On May 22, the Craven County Sheriff’s Office responded to a sexual assault on U.S. 17 North. 

A juvenile victim reported she was sexually assaulted earlier in the evening by her counselor who works at Easter Seals in New Bern.

The Criminal Investigation Division identified 37-year-old Kelvin Sawyer of New Bern as the perpetrator.

Following an interview with Sawyer he was charged with two felony counts of indecent liberties with a minor. 

Sawyer is being held in the Craven County Confinement Facility under a $150,000 bond.

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