Man Charged With Taking Photos Of Child Taking Shower

A Johnston County man was arrested this morning (Monday) on allegations he took indecent liberties with a 12 year-old girl.

The Johnston County Sheriff’s Office said they received a report on Sunday about the allegations involving the suspect, 52 year-old Kenneth Arvel of Skyline Drive, Angier, a western Johnston County address.

Arvel allegedly took photos of the juvenile while she was taking a shower and also inappropriately touched the victim.

Investigators confirmed they were able to seize evidence to collaborate the juveniles claims.

Arvel was charged with three counts of the second-degree sexual exploitation of a minor, one count of taking indecent liberties with a child, and one count of assault and battery.  Arvel was held in the Johnston County Jail under a $251,000 secured bond.