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Man from New Jersey charged with child pornography in Essex County has been charged in North Carolina with pedophilia.
Jonathan E Trumble 39, of Cedar Grove has two counts of rape, s*x offenses, indecent freedom with a child and kidnapping, the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office said Monday.
Trumble is being held on $ 1 million bond after being transferred from New Jersey to the Iredell County Detention Center on June 11, Sheriff Darren Campbell said.
The investigation began in March 2019 when a complaint was filed with the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office about inappropriate information being sent to a child. Officials learned the messages were being broadcast from Cedar Grove. In July, Essex County prosecutors charged Trumble with possession of child pornography, s*xual communication and sharing pictures with a 13-year-old boy. TapInto.net reported the arrest.
Those charges are pending in Essex County, court records show.
Then, in May of that year, the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office discovered new evidence, spoke to a victim, and received several search warrants.
Cedar Grove Police have confirmed Trumble was arrested and taken to Essex County Jail pending his extradition to North Carolina.
Cedar Grove Police declined to comment on the case.
The Essex County District Attorney’s Office and Iredell County Sheriff’s Office did not immediately respond to requests for comment.