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Solomon Deprince Norwood
Courtesy of Burke County Sheriff's Office

Suspect In Statutory Rape Case Sought

The Burke County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation’s Division is seeking the public’s assistance in finding a suspect in a statutory rape case. 39-year-old Solomon Deprince Norwood, whose last known address was 415 Bryant Road in Morganton, is being sought by authorities. He is described as a black male, 5’11”, 151 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

Norwood has an outstanding warrant for arrest for statutory rape of a child under the age of 15. The only information available regarding Norwood’s location is that he could be in surrounding counties and has moved from his last known address. If you have any information regarding Norwood’s whereabouts, contact the Burke County Sheriff’s Office at 828-438-5500 or 828-764-9505.