WILLOW SPRINGS, N.C. (WNCN) – A Wake County man was jailed on a $1.5 million bond for sexually assaulting a child over the span of “several years,” the sheriff’s office said Wednesday.
Leobardo Silverio-Chavez was charged with statutory sex offense with a child by an adult. Sheriff’s office spokesperson Eric Curry said the victim first reported the assaults late last year.
Deputies, after conducting several interviews, arrested Silverio-Chavez, Curry said.
He was booked into the Wake County Detention Center on a $1.5 million bond.
The sheriff’s office said the investigation is ongoing. Additional charges are pending.