LINCOLNTON, N.C. -- A man with an extensive criminal history is behind bars again, this time accused of inappropriately touching a juvenile.
Lincolnton Police began investigating after a report was filed on Monday, July 21, accusing 31-year-old Dwayne Bercell Sledge, Jr., AKA "New York", of engaging in decent liberties with a child.
A warrant was obtained Thursday, and police located Sledge and arrested him early Friday morning.
Sledge, whose criminal history includes marijuana and crack cocaine charges, resisting arrest and a weapon charge, is charged with indecent liberties with a child. He was booked in to the Lincoln County Jail under a $20,500 bond.