One person arrested with 4 felony counts of sexual exploitation of a minor

STOCKS, Michael

On Wednesday, July 7, 2022, members of the Pamlico County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigative Division and the North Carolina SBI ICAC Task Force executed a search warrant on the home of Michael Wayne Stocks, 32, of Bayboro.  Investigators received information that Stocks was in possession of child pornography.

Based on evidence located during the search Stocks was arrested and charged with 4 felony counts of second-degree sexual exploitation of a minor.  Stocks was placed into the Pamlico County Detention Center under and $100,000.00 secured bond.  

To report child sexual exploitation to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children call 1-800-THE-LOST or online at