Jacksonville man charged with sexual exploitation of minor

GREENVILLE, NC (WITN) – A Jacksonville man faces three minor sexual abuse charges after being tipped.

The Jacksonville Police Department said they received a cyber tip from the NC Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

Detective Jason Griess opened an investigation alongside the NC State Bureau of Investigation and the Onslow County Sheriff’s Office. The investigation led to the arrest of Anthony Littleton, 47.

Littleton is charged with three crimes of sexual exploitation of a 2nd degree minor.

Investigative Services Supervisor Cpt. Mike Capps says the tip investigation is still ongoing and additional charges are expected.

Littleton is being held in Onslow County Jail on $ 75,000 bond.

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