Camp Owner Pleads 'No Contest'


Last updated 8/17/2017 at 1:45pm

Deep Woods Camp owner Charles Edmund Kells Hogan pleaded no contest Wednesday to first-degree sex offense with a child and felony indecent liberties with a child and received a suspended sentence and probation.

An admission from the 79-year-old Hogan was recorded in July of last year using a “controlled phone call,” a call made from a police station on a recorded line by the victim to Hogan, according to District Attorney Greg Newman.

On Wednesday during Transylvania County Superior Court, Judge Charles Viser consolidated the two sentences into one.

“It’s a three-year suspended...

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