Iredell County deputies arrest man for statutory rape

The victim identified Rodrigo Castro-Olvera to detectives before he was arrested by Iredell County Sheriffs on July 9
Rodrigo Castro-Olvera
Rodrigo Castro-Olvera(Iredell County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Jul. 12, 2022 at 5:33 PM EDT
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man after a juvenile was sexually assaulted.

A detective met with the victim in Northern Iredell County and identified 37-year-old Rodrigo Castro-Olvera as the suspect.

Through physical evidence gathered throughout the investigation, felony warrants were obtained for Castro-Olvera

Castro-Olvera was arrested on July 9 and charged with four counts of felony first-degree statutory rape of a child and felony statutory sex offense with a child.

He was issued a $1 million secured bond and is being held at the Iredell County Detention Center

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