22-year-old Nathan Matthew Jennings-Townsend of Newton has been arrested by Agents with the N.C. State Bureau of Investigation on five felony counts each of statutory rape or sex offense when the defendant is more than six years older than the victim, statutory sex offense and indecent liberties with a child.
The offenses occurred between June 2012 and December 2012. Indictments were issued on August 4 of this year.
Jennings-Townsend was jailed yesterday (August 12) in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility under a $200,000 secured bond. He will appear in Superior Court on August 15 in Newton.