32-year-old Ricardo Miguel Magallanes of Shoal Road in Lincolnton was arrested by Lincoln Co. Sheriff’s Detectives Friday (April 11) on two felony counts of first-degree sexual offense.
The Lincoln Co. Department of Social Services notified the Sheriff’s Office about the incidents, which allegedly occurred last week at the home of the 11-year-old female victim. Magallanes is a friend of the family. The investigation is ongoing and additional charges are expected.
Magallanes is being held in the Harven A. Crouse Detention Center under a $250,000 secured bond. He was scheduled to make a first appearance in District Court today (April 14).