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Stecoah man found guilty of sexual offense

Michael Lee White, 38, of the Stecoah community, was recently found guilty by a jury in Robbinsville of sexual offense on a child.  

He was sentenced by Superior Court Judge J. Thomas Davis to no less than 300 months nor more than 369 months in the custody of the North Carolina Division of Adult Correction. When White is released from prison, he will be required to register as a sex offender and to wear a satellite-based monitor for the rest of his life.

“Today’s conviction and minimum 25 year sentence sends a strong message that taking those who prey on our children off the streets is a top priority for my office and demonstrates the results that can be achieved when the District Attorney’s Office, law enforcement and child advocates work together effectively as a team,” said District Attorney Ashley Welch.

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