Asheboro man living near elementary school charged with sex crimes involving minors

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Gary Wayne Scott

ASHEBORO, N.C. — An Asheboro man was arrested on multiple sex offense charges on Friday.

Gary Wayne Scott, 54, of 337 Holly Street, was charged with two counts of felony second-degree sexual exploitation of a minor.

During an investigation, detectives discovered that Scott had child pornography available for download.

Authorities also noted that Scott’s home was located within 100 feet of an elementary school.

The Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force is still investigating this case.

Anyone with further information should contact the Sheriff’s Office at (336) 318-6699 and ask to speak with one of the members of the ICAC unit.