41-year-old Scott Gregory Kale of Claremont Road in Newton was arrested Thursday (September 2) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged on a bill of indictment with second-degree forcible rape. Kale is also charged with sexual act by substitute parent or custodian. The suspect was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $150,000 bond. A Superior Court appearance was scheduled today (September 3).