Alamance County man accused of sexually abusing child over 5-year period

John Richard Galloway

ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. — An Alamance County man is accused of sexually abusing a child over a five-year period, according to a news release from the sheriff’s office.

John Richard Galloway, 80, of Snow Camp, is charged with first-degree sex offense with a child and indecent liberties with a child.

In September 2017, the sheriff’s office received a complaint regarding possible indecent liberties with a child.

The victim, who is now an adult, said Galloway sexually abused her between January 2000 and January 2005.

Following a lengthy investigation, including multiple interviews, probable cause was established and a warrant was obtained for the suspect, the sheriff’s office said. 

Galloway was placed under a $150,000 secured bond.