Police Charge Man with Sex Offense Involving a Child
Gaston County Police have charged Garrett Storm Winkler, age 26, of the 400 block of Augustus Ln. Mt. Holly, NC with one (1) felony count of Indecent Liberties with a Child.
The charges stem from an investigation conducted by the County Police after receiving a report that Winkler had been communicating with a minor through social media. The investigation revealed Mr. Winkler had sent the minor an inappropriate photo of himself.
Winkler is currently incarcerated in the Gaston County Jail, being held on a $100,000 secured bond pending a first appearance in Gaston County District Court.
The investigation continues and anyone with information is asked to contact Det. R.C. Cogdill at 704-866-3320 or Crimestoppers at 704-861-8000. There is no further information available at this time.