LEWISVILLE, NC -- A man was charged with sexual offenses involving children.
The Forsyth County Sheriff's Office began investigating after complaints were filed in November and December of 2011.
Investigators said they have charged James Richard Payne, white male, 71, with 12 counts of Indecent Liberties with a Minor, involving 4 different victims.
Mr. Payne was arrested at his residence on August 4. He is presently confined to the Forsyth County Detention Center with a bond set at $500,000.00 secured. A Preliminary Hearing has been scheduled for 09-7-2012.
Forsyth County Sheriff's Office