Former Cabarrus County School Employee Charged With Indecent Liberties

CABARRUS COUNTY, N.C. — A Cabarrus County school employee was arrested after authorities say he posed as a 14-year-old girl on Facebook to get nude photos of boys. According to Cabarrus County detectives, seven minor children from Cabarrus and Cumberland Counties have been identified as victims. Authorities say there are also victims out of Illinois. 

Michael Osborne was employed as a grounds maintenance worker by Cabarrus County Schools and coached several athletic teams for middle schools throughout the county. Osborne was suspended by the school system prior to his arrest. 

The school system is working with detectives to see if there are any more victims.

Osborne is charged with felony indecent liberties with a child. He is currently being held under a $150,000 secured bond.

If you have any information about this case, please contact Detective Brian Schmitt at 704-920-3136.