Asheboro man charged with sexual exploitation of a minor

Johnathan Swiney

Johnathan Swiney

ASHEBORO, N.C. — Police have arrested a man in connection with the sexual exploitation of a minor.

The arrest came after Randolph County Sheriff’s Office Task Force members viewed online files available on a file sharing network, open to the public, containing child pornography.

Jonathan Swiney, 34, of Asheboro was charged with one count of felony second degree sexual exploitation of a minor.

Based on what was seen online, a search warrant was issued and served on the Swiney residence. Items seized consisted of three laptop computers and other electronic devices.

Swiney is confined in the Randolph County Jail under a $50,000 secured bond.

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