LINCOLNTON – A Lincoln County man faces child-sex charges involving victims between 7 and 11 years old.
Jesus Diaz Guzman, 30, of Woodland Hill Trail in Lincolnton, is suspected of having intercourse with one of the victims and inappropriately touching both, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s office.
Deputies were alerted about the alleged incidents in January, and Guzman on April 4 confessed to inappropriately touching the victims, the sheriff’s office said.
Guzman is charged with one felony count of statutory rape of a child by an adult and two felony counts of taking indecent liberties with a child. He was taken before a Lincoln County magistrate and placed in the Harven A. Crouse Detention Center under a $150,000 secured bond.