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Police charge man with statutory rape of a minor

Albemarle police arrested a man and charged him with statutory rape of a minor on Friday, officials said. 

Carlos Gutierrez

After a report of statutory rape was filed in May, police conducted an investigation and arrested 25-year-old Carlos Gutierrez of Asheboro. Gutierrez was charged with two counts of statutory rape of a child less than or equal to 15 years of age, two counts of statutory sex offense with a child less than or equal to 15 years of age and two counts of crimes against nature. 

Gutierrez received a $100,000 unsecured bond. He is scheduled to make his first court appearance on Aug. 12. 

Police are not releasing anymore details due to the age of the victim.

Contact Evan Moore at 704-982-0816.