Facebook profile leads to man facing charges

Richard Arnold Ferguson

March 22, 2011 10:35:23 AM PDT
Cumberland County Sheriff's Detectives have charged a registered sex offender with maintaining a social networking site.Investigators say 29-year old Richard Arnold Ferguson of Fayetteville subscribed to Facebook, which is a violation of North Carolina law.

Ferguson says he accessed his Facebook account from a neighbor's house.

He was taken into custody Monday and is being held in the Cumberland County Detention Center under a $10,000 bond on felony charges of disseminating material harmful to minors.

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