North Carolina Youth Minister Faces Internet Sex Charges Involving Minors

Cumberland County officials have charged an Edenton youth minister with internet sex crimes involving children.

Sheriff's officials said Tuesday that Jonathan Winfield Rose was arrested after an investigation by the State Bureau of Investigation and the Crimes Against Children Task Force.

Rose was at the Ridgecrest Boys Camp in Black Mountain when he was arrested on warrants from Cumberland County.

Rose is charged with solicitation of a child by computer to commit illegal sex acts. He is accused of engaging in illegal conversations with children on his computer.

Rose was being transferred Tuesday from the Buncombe County jail in Asheville to the Cumberland County jail.

It was not clear if he has an attorney.