LILLINGTON, NC (The Fayetteville Observer) – A Moore County man is accused of repeatedly molesting a girl under the age of 15, the Harnett County Sheriff’s Office said.
Jose Manuel Santiago-Cintron, 30, of the 600 block of Hazel Lane in Cameron, was arrested in Moore County, where he now lives, on Nov. 13, said Maj. Jeff Huber, a Harnett Sheriff’s Office spokesman.
Santiago-Cintron is now in the Harnett County Detention Center.
He is charged with four counts of statutory rape, eight counts of statutory offense with a child and 12 counts of taking indecent liberties with a child.
The incidents happened in 2016 and 2017, Huber said, and were reported by a member of the girl’s family.
Bail was set at $250,000.