Columbia man arrested on child abuse charges
Marcus O. Forehand, 50, of Columbia was arrested on three counts of felony indecent liberties with a minor and three counts of misdemeanor child abuse, Sheriff Darryl Liverman reported.
The arrest was a result of an investigation by the Tyrrell County Sheriff’s Office.
When Forehand was arrested and searched deputies also found marijuana. Forehand received a citation for simple possession of marijuana.
Forehand was placed in the Dare County Detention Center on a $100,000 cash bond.
His court date is April 18, the sheriff stated.