New Bern man arrested on sex crimes charges
JACKSONVILLE, Onslow County - The Onslow County Special Victims Unit arrested a New Bern man and charged him with several felony sex crimes.
Harvey Lee Essary Jr., 45, was arrested on June 2. Investigators said he sexually assaulted a child under the age of 16. The charges include forcible rape and statutory rape.
Essary was put in the Onslow County Detention Center under a $200,000 secured bond.