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Sean Christopher Blankenship
Courtesy of Catawba County Sheriff's Office

Catawba Man Charged With Indecent Liberties, Statutory Rape, Incest

53-year-old Sean Christopher Blankenship of East Bandys Cross Road in Catawba was arrested Friday (May 17) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with two counts apiece of indecent liberties with a child and statutory sex offense with a child 15-years-old or younger, along with single counts of first-degree statutory sex offense, incest with a child 13, 14, or 15 years of age, and statutory rape of a child 15-years-old or younger.

Following the arrest, Blankenship was placed in the Catawba County Detention Facility without bond. A District Court date was scheduled today (May 20).