Burlington man charged with statutory rape, indecent liberties

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Ernesto Castaneda

BURLINGTON, N.C. — A man has been arrested for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a minor over the past two years.

A report was made to the Burlington Police Department on Thursday regarding indecent activities between a minor and an adult. After an investigation, Ernesto Castaneda, 39, of Burlington, was arrested and charged with 2 counts of indecent liberties and 2 counts of statutory rape.  Castaneda was placed in the Alamance County Jail under a $100,000 bond.

The Burlington Police Department has requested that anyone with further information concerning this incident contact the BPD at (336) 229-3500 or Crimestoppers at (336) 229-7100.