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Mark Alan Long
Courtesy of Iredell County Sheriff's Office

Suspect Charged With Kidnapping, Assault

61-year-old Mark Alan Long of Whites Farm Road in Statesville was arrested by Iredell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of second-degree kidnapping and assault inflicting serious bodily injury along with misdemeanor counts of false imprisonment and interfere with emergency communication.

According to information released today (September 20), last Saturday (September 17) Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Deputies responded to the 700 block of Whites Farm Road in reference to a domestic violence call.

When the deputies arrived on scene they found the victim who told them she had been assaulted by Mark Alan Long. The deputies called for Iredell County EMS to come to the scene to examine the victim. The victim was transported by EMS to a local hospital for medical evaluation.

The deputies went to the hospital where the victim told the deputies about the incident and then received information from the medical staff about the extent of the victim’s injury. Based on the medical findings, it was determined the victim suffered a serious bodily injury.

Long was found at his residence and arrested without further incident. He was placed in the Iredell County Detention Center where he was initially jailed without bond. He remained in jail as of earlier today under a $75,000 secured bond. His next District Court date is October 10.