NEW BERN, N.C. (WNCT) — The Craven County Sheriff’s Office announced that 10 sex offenders are facing charges after an investigation.

Those who have been charged include:

  • Richard Wayne Gibbons, homeless, is charged with felony failure to register as a sex offender.
  • Brian Scott Lewis, homeless, is charged with felony failure to report new address – sex offender.
  • Ernest Livie Smith Jr, of First Ave. New Bern is charged with felony failure to report new address – sex offender and felony knowingly residing near a school or childcare center.
  • Victor Alfonso Corona, of Oakland Ave. New Bern is charged with felony failure to report new address – sex offender.
  • John White, of Bloomfield Street New Bern is charged with felony registration violation by knowingly residing near a school or childcare.
  • Kelvin Sawyer, of Spencer Ave. New Bern is charged with felony secret peeping – creating a photographic image and probation violation.
  • Walter McKeithan III, of Hyman Road New Bern is charged with sexual battery and probation violation.
  • Shelton McCotter, of N.C. 118 Highway Vanceboro is charged with felony failure to report change of address and felony parole violation.
  • Keith Carlos Chance, of N.C. 118 Highway Vanceboro charged with felony failure to report new address – sex offender.
  • Todd Stevenson McCoo, of Adams Creek Road Havelock is charged with felony failure to report change of address.