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Johann Stoltz
courtesy of Iredell Co. Sheriff's Office

Conover Man Arrested in Iredell on Indecent Liberties Charge

78-year-old Johann Stoltz of 3rd Street N.E. in Conover has been arrested by Iredell County Sheriff’s Officers on two counts of felony indecent liberties with a minor.

Events leading to the arrest began on July 18 when the the Sheriff’s Office took a report involving indecent liberties with a minor. An Iredell County Detective observed the victim’s interview during which Johann Stoltz was identified as the suspect. The Detective interviewed the victim’s family, who provided additional information and evidence.

Based on all of the evidence gathered during the investigation, warrants were issued for Stoltz’s arrest. He was taken into custody on Friday (August 12) and placed in the Iredell County Detention Center under a $150,000 secured bond. He will appear in District Court on September 6.