MAXTON —Two Robeson County men have been charged with sex offenses.
Jessie Leon Gibson, 56, of Maxton,was charged Thursday with taking indecent liberties with a 9-year-old, according to Robeson County Sheriff Kenneth Sealey. Gibson is a registered sex offender, Sealey said.
Gibson was taken into custody at about 1 a.m. Thursday, about three hours after the incident was reported at a home on Chambers Drive.
Sealey said detectives spoke to the child, the child’s mother and witnesses before charging Gibson.
Sealey said Gibson knew the child and lives nearby on Jacobs Road.
Gibson was jailed under a $100,000 bond.
In a separate case, 27-year-old Carl Lynn Williams, who is registered in Robeson County as sex offender, was charged with seven counts of being a sex offender on unlawful premises after he visited Fayetteville Child Care Center in Fayetteville on several occasions, according to a statement from the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office.
Williams’ girlfriend works at the center, the statement said.
According to the statement, Williams, of Victoria Drive, Parkton, is on “intensive probation with Global Position System ankle monitor for repeatedly violating his sex offender status prior.”
Williams was jailed in the Cumberland County Detention Center under a $105,000 bond.