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A suspect charged with ten felony sex offense counts in Alexander County appeared in court Monday (November 14). Following that court date, the suspect remained in jail under a different bond amount.
41-year-old Carol Henry Maloney of the Cleveland County town of Grover was arrested November 2 by Alexander County Sheriff’s Officers. Police charged him with five felony counts apiece of statutory rape and sex offense in a parental role. Alexander County Deputies arrested Maloney in Cleveland County following an investigation. The investigation was initiated by authorities in Alexander County.
Following his arrest on November 3, Maloney was placed in the Alexander County Detention Center under $400,000 secured bond. He remained in jail under that bond amount until Monday. Following the District Court appearance, Maloney’s bond was listed at $75,000 secured. The next District Court date is scheduled for January 9. The Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office assisted with the investigation. According to the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office, more charges are possible.[WACB’s Rick Gilbert contributed to this story]