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Man Arrested After Police Say He Traveled To Ramseur To Buy Sex From Minor

ASHEBORO N.C. – Police arrested a man after they say he traveled to Ramseur to meet a juvenile with the intent to trade money for sex.

On February 24, 2022, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Team took a report of child sexual solicitation. In a press release they identified the perpetrator as Timothy James Norton of Siler City, NC. Norton was arrested after police say he traveled to Ramseur to meet a juvenile with the intentions of exchanging money for sex.

Norton was transported to the Randolph County Jail, where the magistrate found probable cause for charges of felony soliciting child by computer, felony solicit child less than 16 years of age by computer for the purpose to commit a sex act and appeared, and two counts felony disseminate obscene material to a minor. He was issued a $25,000 secured bond and a first appearance was set for February 25, 2022, in Randolph County District Court.

Timothy James Norton

Timothy James Norton

  • Felony solicit child by computer
  • Felony solicit child less than 16 years of age by computer for the purpose to commit a sex act and appear
  • Felony disseminate obscene material to a minor (Two counts)

$25,000 secured bond