YADKINVILLE — The Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office apprehended a suspect charged in an alleged sexually-related crime against a minor.
Sheriff’s officials said Augustin Perez Jr., 22, of Blackville, South Carolina, was arrested by the Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office on June 19 and charged with one felony count of first-degree sexual offense, one felony count of indecent liberties with a child and one felony count of second-degree sexual offense. He was given a $300,000 secured bond.
According to authorities, in November 2012, the sheriff’s office received a report from a family in Yadkin County that a close family friend, who was living in Yadkin County, had victimized their child. After an investigation, warrants were taken out for Perez. His location at the time was unknown. He was subsequently located in South Carolina and brought back to Yadkin.