Statesville man arrested for sexually assaulting a minor, police say

Caleb Meadows was arrested for sexually assaulting a minor, police say. (Iredell County Sheriff's Office)

A man was arrested last Thursday in connection to a sexual assault of a minor, according to authorities.

Statesville resident Caleb Meadows, 19, has been charged with statutory rape, police say. The Iredell County Sheriff's Office was contacted January 21st regarding a sexual assault that occurred in 2016.

The victim was interviewed and disclosed of several incidents where she was sexually assaulted by the suspect. According to the police report, interviews were conducted and social media accounts were searched in gathering evidence.

Meadows faces multiple charges including statutory rape and sexual assault in the first degree.