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Sex Offense Charge Filed Against Man Arrested Following Investigation
Robert Michael Redfear, Jr.
Courtesy of Iredell County Sheriff's Office

Sex Offense Charge Filed Against Man Arrested Following Investigation

53-year-old Robert Michael Redfear, Jr. of Kodak Drive in Statesville was arrested Tuesday (January 11) by Iredell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony statutory sex offense by an adult.

On September 28, 2021, a report was filed with the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office regarding the possible sexual assault of a child. The victim was four-years-old at the time of the assault. The case was assigned to the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Special Victim’s Unit.

The victim was interviewed at the Dove House Child Advocacy Center. The child disclosed having being sexually assaulted, and identified Robert Michael Redfear, Jr. as the person who committed the assault. Based on all of the evidence gathered throughout the investigation a warrant was obtained against Redfear. According to the Iredell County Sheriff’s office, the suspect is on the sex offender registry.

On Tuesday, Redfear was found and arrested by Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Deputies. He was taken to the Iredell County Detention Center where he was detained under a $750,000 secured bond. A District Court appearance is scheduled for February 1.

Redfear’s criminal history includes the following charges; felony possession of cocaine, felony second-degree sexual offense, felony common law robbery, misdemeanor assault with a deadly weapon, misdemeanor breaking or entering, misdemeanor stalking, felony failure to register as a sex offender, misdemeanor assault on a female, misdemeanor unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, and several driving related charges.