• Boone man faces federal charges, accused of trying to get nude photos of boys


    WATAUGA COUNTY, N.C. - A Boone man is accused of trying to get boys to send him nude pictures of themselves. 

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    Investigators said Frank Cromwell was contacting students at Watauga High School for the photos.

    He's facing federal child pornography charges.

    The principal of Watauga High School told investigators Cromwell used to be an intern at the Athletics Department.

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