Rowan man gets up to 21 years prison for sex offense involving child he was babysitting

Rowan man gets up to 21 years prison for sex offense involving child he was babysitting
(Source: Rowan Sheriff's Office)

ROWAN COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - David Michael Fisher of Salisbury was convicted this week in Rowan County Criminal Superior Court of felony attempted first degree rape and felony indecent liberties with a minor.

Judge Anna Mills Wagoner sentenced him to a minimum of 165 months to a maximum of 258 months in prison.  Fisher was further ordered to register as a sex offender.

On September 9, 2016, the Rowan County Sheriff's Office received information from Novant Health Rowan Medical Center that a 10 year old child reported a sexual assault.  During the investigation, it was discovered that Fisher had been babysitting the child for the past few months.

The child was interviewed at the Terrie Hess House Children's Advocacy Center where she disclosed information about the incident.

District Attorney Brandy Cook stated that she appreciated the dedication of Assistant District Attorney Kristina Scally and the continued partnership between her office, the Rowan County Sheriff's Office, the Terrie Hess House CAC, and DSS.  Cook stated that her office was able to hold Fisher accountable for his criminal conduct due to the thorough investigation that resulted from the partnership between all of the agencies.

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