Statesville man faces child pornography charges
STATESVILLE, N.C. — Authorities said an Iredell County man has been arrested after child pornography was found on his computer.
WBTV reported that Timothy Dale Bustle, 38, of Statesville, has charged with three counts of third degree sexual exploitation of a minor.
Investigators said they received a tip in November, 2013 about a registered sex offender suspected to be in an online/texting relationship with an underage female.
The victim was said to be in another state and the relationship allegedly began in 2008 or 2009.
Officials said the suspect was placed in the Iredell County Detention Center on a $200,000 secured bond.