DEPUTIES: REGISTERED SEX OFFENDER ARRESTED ON SEX CRIMES CHARGES
February 15, 2021
NEW BERN, Craven County — A registered sex offender has been arrested on child sex crimes charges in eastern North Carolina, officials said Monday.
According to the Craven County Sheriff's Office, deputies were notified by the Jones County Sheriff's Office on Thursday that a registered sex offender in Craven County was reportedly having an inappropriate relationship with a child.
Following their joint investigation, officials said Gregory Shirazi Sr. of New Bern has been arrested and charged with the following:
• Felony statutory sex offense with a child under 13,
• Indecent liberties with a minor.
He is being held under a $2 million secured bond in Craven County.
Authorities added that Shirazi is a registered sex offender from New Hampshire for three felony convictions of sexual assault on a victim under 13.
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