BURLINGTON, NC – A Burlington man was arrested today on charges of statutory rape.
Ernesto Castaneda, 39, is charged with two counts each of indecent liberties with children and statutory rape of a person ages 13 to 15 by a defendant six years or older, police said.
Castaneda is accused of being involved in a sexual relationship with a minor for the past two years, police said. Officer received a report about the relationship on Thursday.
He was jailed with bail set at $100,000.
Police ask anyone with information about the relationship to call (336) 229-3500 or Crime Stoppers at (336) 229-7100.