Frank Welsh Richmond III (Source: Brunswick County Sheriff's Office)
BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WECT) -
Authorities in Brunswick County have added an additional 63 charges against a man from Wake County accused of sex crimes against a child.
According to warrants, Frank Welsh Richmond III, 36, of Wake Forest was arrested by authorities and charged with indecent liberties with a child and statutory rape/sex offense against a child that was younger than 16 years old at the time of the incident.
Wednesday, authorities added to those initial charges with 21 charges of statutory rape of a person who is 13, 14, 15 years old by a defendant who is at least six years older than the victim, 21 charges of statutory sexual offense against a person who is 13, 14, 15 years old by a defendant who is at least six years older than the victim and 21 charges of indecent liberties.
The alleged incidents happened between June and July of 2013.