25-year-old Brandon Lane Sutton of Riverside Drive in Lincolnton was arrested last Wednesday (March 15) by Lincolnton Police Officers. He's charged with felony indecent liberties with a child.
According to a news release issued over the weekend, Lincolnton Police Officers served the warrant on Sutton at his residence last Wednesday night. The warrant was the result of an investigation by Detective Brent Heavner of the Lincolnton Police Department. The investigation was conducted after a report was filed stating that Sutton was acting in an indecent manner towards a child at a local park.
Sutton is a registered sex offender as the result of a 2010 conviction in Washington County, North Carolina for indecent liberties with a child. Additionally, Sutton also has a prior conviction for Bringing a Weapon on School Property in Tyrell County, North Carolina.
Following the arrest, Sutton was placed in the Lincoln County Jail under $100,000 secured bond. He was scheduled to make his first court appearance last Thursday (March 16). His next appearance is scheduled for March 28 in District Court.