Suspect charged for sexual assault against juvenile


MIDWAY PARK, FL – A suspect has been charged for the July 4th sexual assault against a minor.

On July 4, 2021, Onslow County Sheriff’s Office Special Victim’s Unit received a report from the Department of Social Services that a juvenile was being evaluated at a local hospital for a sexual assault.

A police investigation revealed that Richard Wayne Moore had committed sexual assault on the juvenile victim. Moore, 33-years-old of Harbord Drive, Midway Park was arrested August 3, 2021, taken before a magistrate.

He was charged with: Statutory Rape by an Adult Incest With a Child Under 13 Indecent Liberties With a Child.

Moore is currently in the Onslow County Detention Center under a $175,000 secured bond.

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Anyone with further information about this may call Onslow County Sheriff’s Office, Detective LaSorsa at 910-455-3113 or Crime Stoppers at 910-938-3273. Please refer to case number 2021-008246Crime Stoppers offers cash reward of up to $2,500 for information that is deemed of value or assistance to law enforcement. Information can also be anonymously texted via Text-A-Tip by typing TIP4CSJAX and your message to 274637 (CRIMES). Callers to Crime Stoppers may remain anonymous and never have to reveal their identity.