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Police: Man arrested on rape charges in Newton

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NEWTON, NC (WBTV) -

A Newton man was arrested on rape charges Thursday, according to the Newton Police Department.

Troy Daniel Hamilton, 36, was arrested and charged with first degree rape and first degree sex offense.

The arrest came after an investigation that began on June 9, on Anderson Avenue and involved a 32-year-old victim, police said.

Officials told WBTV that during the investigation into the rape incident, officers also found several precursors of methamphetamine production.

As of Friday afternoon, no drug charges had been filed.

Hamilton was taken to the Catawba County Detention Center and placed under a $100,000 bond.

Police say the investigation is ongoing.

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