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A Craven County taekwondo instructor, accused of sex crimes against underage boys, committed a sex act outside the U.S. with at least one of the victims, investigators said.

Craven County Sheriff Jerry Monette told NewsChannel 12 Wednesday that 29-year-old Charles Phillip Drake, of River Bend, engaged in sex acts with two boys who were 14 years old when the crimes began. One of the relationships went on for years, Monette said.

"[Drake] developed social acquaintances with the family members. Then once they began feeling comfortable with him, as far as allowing their children to be with him without supervision, [that was when the incidents occurred]," Monette said.

According to Monette, Drake met both victims through taekwondo.  He took at least one victim outside the U.S., where they performed a sex act, Monette said. The FBI may become involved in this case, although they have not as of yet, said Monette.

"[The victims'] families are very traumatized, the children are traumatized," Monette told NewsChannel 12.

There could have been up to eight victims, although deputies have only confirmed two so far, Monette added.

A grand jury has indicted Drake on two counts of statutory rape / sex offense with a person younger than 16, according to indictment documents. He remains in the Craven County Jail after his arrest on Feb. 16.

Drake was an instructor with Asian Taekwondo, which contracts out the Twin Rivers YMCA's aerobics room. But Drake was not a YMCA employee.

The alleged sex crimes did not take place at the YMCA, deputies had said. It's unclear whether Drake met his victims through his taekwondo work at the YMCA or through his private taekwondo coaching sessions, according to an investigator.

Drake was also an assistant boys varsity basketball coach at The Epiphany School in New Bern until the season ended early this year, according to Headmaster David Wang. Drake is no longer employed at The Epiphany School and none of its students were victims, Wang told NewsChannel 12. There is no evidence that Drake met any victims through that coaching job either, an investigator said.

Deputies said the investigation began when they received a complaint of underage kids drinking at a Craven County home. But investigators said they later learned from some of the children that there were "more to it than drinking."

Three teens told NewsChannel 12 that Drake did give them alcohol at parties he had hosted. But those teens said Drake did not commit sex crimes.

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A taekwondo instructor accused of engaging in a sex act with a teen boy has been indicted on a second charge involving another underage victim, records show.

Charles Phillip Drake, 29, of River Bend, was indicted by a grand jury Monday on a second count of statutory rape / sex offense with a person younger than 16, according to indictment documents. He was served with the indictment on Tuesday and remains in the Craven County Jail.

The indictment states the sex crime associated with the new charge occurred between December 2010 and November 2013.  The alleged victim was between 13 and 15 years old, the documents show.

No other details on the latest charge have been released.

Drake was previously charged in February with sex offense against a child because he allegedly engaged in a sexual act with a 14-year-old boy some time between May 1, 2012 and Nov. 30, 2013, according to warrants from the Craven County Sheriff's Office.

Drake was scheduled to be in court Wednesday for a bond hearing. But it has been canceled due to the indictments. Drake's lawyer, Marcus Chesnutt, can request a new hearing.

When asked on Tuesday about the indictments and new charge, Chesnutt said he had not had a chance to review the latest allegations.

Drake was an instructor with Asian Taekwondo, which contracts out the Twin Rivers YMCA's aerobics room, said YMCA CEO Todd Shuart.

Drake was also an assistant boys varsity basketball coach at The Epiphany School in New Bern until the season ended early this year, according to Headmaster David Wang. Drake is no longer employed at The Epiphany School and none of its students were victims, Wang told NewsChannel 12.

Deputies said they arrested Drake on Feb. 16 at the New Bern YMCA, where he was playing basketball. Drake had recently returned from Canada and investigators said they wanted to arrest him before he went to a taekwando championship in Las Vegas.

The alleged sex crimes did not take place at the YMCA or The Epiphany School campus, officials said. But multiple boys were involved and more charges are expected as the investigation continues, the Sheriff's Office stated.

Deputies said they initially received a complaint of underage kids drinking at a Craven County home. But investigators said they later learned from some of the children that there were "more to it than drinking."