Lincolnton, GA (WJBF) – A North Carolina man has been arrested after traveling to Lincoln County to meet what he believed to be a teenager for sexual purposes.
The man has been identified as 45-year-old Jeffery Lynn Haithrox of Graham, North Carolina. He was arrested Friday, April 29th without incident.
Lincoln County Sheriff Bruce Beggs says Haithrox was arrested in connection with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office participation the Georgia Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force. He’s being charged with Enticing a Child for Indecent Purposes, Electronically Furnishing Indecent Material to a minor, Sexual Exploitation of a Child, violation of the Computer Child Exploitation Act, and Obscene Telephone Contact with a Child.
This is another in a series of similar arrest made by Beggs’ agency, this year.