ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — A Burlington man is facing several felony child sex crime charges, according to the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office.
On Oct. 16, the ACSO’s Special Victims Unit began to investigate a reported sexual assault of a minor.
Investigators would later identify Erick Maldonado Cardenas, 25, of Burlington, as the suspect.
On Thursday, Cardenas was taken into custody and charged with felony statutory sex offense with a child by an adult, felony indecent liberties with a child and felony statutory rape of a child by an adult.
Cardenas was given a $250,000 secured bond for those charges. Deputies say he currently remains in custody.