Taylorsville Man Arrested For Allegedly Posting Woman’s Picture Online

TAYLORSVILLE, N.C. — The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office says that Richard Speagle, 52, posted on social media a private image sent to him.

On October 24th, deputies were contacted by a woman who said that a picture she had sent only to Speagle had been posted to a public social media page.

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Richard Eric Speagle

Officials say that Speagle admitted to posting the image using fake social media accounts. He is charged with felony posting of a private image to social media.

His bond is $5,000, and Speagle’s first court appearance was on November 4th.