Wake County Man Charged With Sexual Exploitation

RALEIGH – An investigation by special agents with the SBI’s Computer Crimes Unit has resulted in the arrest of a Willow Springs man.

David Brian Covell, 33, was charged with six counts of Second Degree Sexual Exploitation of a Minor (NCGS 14-190.17).  Each of these counts represents a class E felony to be prosecuted by the Wake County District Attorney’s Office. 

Covell was given a $300,000 secured bond by the magistrate before being placed into custody at the Wake County Detention Center. 

Covell is scheduled to make his first appearance on these charges later this morning.


Contact:  Shannon O'Toole