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Man gets $2,000 bond on sexual battery charge in Burke County

Deputies say a warrant was issued on Nov. 2 for 56-year-old Raymond Edward Harmon Jr., charging him with misdemeanor sexual battery.
Subsequent to an investigation, deputies say a warrant was issued on Nov. 2 for 56-year-old...
Subsequent to an investigation, deputies say a warrant was issued on Nov. 2 for 56-year-old Raymond Edward Harmon Jr., charging him with misdemeanor sexual battery.(Burke County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Nov. 5, 2021 at 2:48 PM EDT
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BURKE COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) - Deputies say a man was placed in jail under a $2,000 bond after being charged with sexual battery in Burke County.

On Oct. 18, 2021, the Burke County Sheriff’s Office received a report of possible sexual assault involving an adolescent. 

Subsequent to an investigation, deputies say a warrant was issued on Nov. 2 for 56-year-old Raymond Edward Harmon Jr., charging him with misdemeanor sexual battery.

Harmon was arrested without incident on Nov. 3 and was taken before a Magistrate who issued a $2,000 secured bond. He was placed in Burke County Jail.

Harmon is scheduled to appear in North Carolina District Court on Jan. 10, 2022.

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