Wife charged in connection to husband's child sexual assault case

Beverly Kistler Sherbert (Photo: Lincoln County Sheriff's Office)

A second person has been charged in connection with child sexual assault incidents that occurred between January 2005 and December 2009.

Beverly Kistler Sherbert, 43, of Davis Road, Lincolnton, NC is charged with one felony count of Accessory After the Fact of a Felony and one misdemeanor count of Common Law Obstruction of Justice.

The charges stem from Ms. Sherbert’s knowledge the alleged incidents occurred and did not report them. She is also accused of encouraging the victim by text messages to drop the charges.

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office received a report on September 16, 2016 reference indecent liberties that occurred when the victim was a juvenile.  

Scott Allen Sherbert, 47, of Davis Road, Lincolnton, NC was charged with two felony counts of Taking Indecent Liberties with a Minor. The victim and both suspects in case are related.

Scott Sherbert was released after posting a $100,000 secured bond. 

Ms. Sherbert was released on a $10,000 unsecured bond.