Man in North Carolina suspected of trying to lure children to car with candy arrested


Terry Franklin Garner

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MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. — A man suspected of trying to lure children into his car with candy has been arrested on unrelated charges.

Terry Franklin Garner, of Beulaville, was charged with drugs and fictitious license plate violations, according to a Morehead City Police Department news release obtained by WCTI.

The charges stem from an investigation into claims that Garner was trying to lure children to his vehicle with candy.

Morehead City police said after further investigation and consulting with the district attorney’s office, no criminal violation was found in connection with the suspicious activity.

Garner is confined in the Carteret County Jail under a $100,000 bond.

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