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Sexual Exploitation Arrest

Updated: Tuesday, April 16 2013, 03:46 PM EDT
The Macon County Sheriff’s Office arrested Christopher Lee Burk, age 50, of Matlock Creek Road in Macon County on Friday, April 12, 2013 at the Asheville Airport. 

Burk was charged with six counts of First Degree Sexual Exploitation of a Minor and his bond was set at $500,000. 

Burk, who is in custody, had his First Appearance in District Court on April 15 and his next court date is scheduled for Thursday April 18.

This arrest followed an extensive investigation by our Juvenile Investigators that began in March and is ongoing; additional charges are expected in the future. 

Multiple search warrants were executed and numerous witnesses were interviewed to establish probable cause for the arrest. 

Any person with any information relevant to this investigation is encouraged to contact the Sheriff’s Office at (828) 524-2811 or through Crime Stoppers at (828) 349-2600.  Sexual Exploitation Arrest

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