37-year-old Rodney Lee Jones of Maiden was arrested Thursday (August 6) by Alexander County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony child abuse with a sexual act.
Jones was taken into custody at approximately 4 a.m. Thursday on an outstanding warrant from 2018. The arrest stems from an ongoing investigation by the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office that began in 2018. The warrant was served after Jones was released from Federal Custody.
Jones was placed in the Alexander County Detention Center under $75,000 secured bond. He remained in jail as of earlier today (August 7). A District Court appearance is scheduled for Monday (August 10) in Taylorsville.