Former Kernersville Fire Marshal Charged With Indecent Liberties

7:55 PM, Apr 29, 2013   |    comments
Timothy Scott Swaim
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Kernersville, NC-- The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigations (SBI) has charged a former fire marshal in Kernersville with taking indecent liberties with a child.

Timothy Scott Swaim, 46, of Kernersville, is accused of taking a picture of a naked 15-year-old girl, according to a court record obtained by the Winston-Salem Journal. The felony offense allegedly happened in November 2008.

A city official with Kernersville confirmed to WFMY News 2 that Swaim was charged on Monday, but he resigned as fire marshal on April 19.

Brad Stanley with the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office said he couldn't provide any details about the case. Stanley said the SBI is handling any information released about the investigation.

Swaim started working for the Kernersville Fire Department in 1994. He became the city's Fire Marshal in 2004.

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