BEAUFORT, N.C. (WNCT) – A Newport man is accused of statutory rape.
Deputies in Carteret County say they arrested 21-year-old David Arias Rodriguez on Wednesday. He’s charged with one count of statutory rape of a 13 year old girl known to him.
Rodriguez is in the Carteret County Jail under a $100,000 bond.
He’s scheduled for a first court appearance on Friday.
No further information is being released due to the age of the victim.