CURRITUCK, N.C. (WAVY) — A man in Currituck County is behind bars facing charges of child exploitation.
According to the Currituck County Sheriff’s Office, 36-year-old Raffaele Joseph Hanauer has been charged with ten counts of second-degree child exploitation of a minor.
The charges stem from a search warrant that they conducted in the Eagle Creek subdivision.
Hanauer is currently being housed at the CCSO detention center on a $200,000 bond.
Officials add that they do not believe anyone related to him was aware of his actions.