On Friday, March 25, 2016, Investigators from the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office were notified of Sex Acts Against a Minor that started in 2014. Further investigation discovered most recently, Disseminating Obscenities.
The suspect in this case is Eric Rangel NIEVES, 21, of Hiddenite. Mr. NIEVES was subsequently charged with 1 count of Statutory Rape and He was also charged with 1 count of Felony Disseminate Obscenity. He was arrested without incident and placed under a $45,000.00 Secured Bond. He had a First Appearance in District Court on Monday, March 28, 2016.