35-year-old Brandon Lowell Benson of 2nd Avenue S.E. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police at about 7:40 yesterday evening (May 26) on one felony count of second-degree rape.
Benson was taken into custody without incident at H.P.D. headquarters. He was placed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility under a $150,000 secured bond. An appearance in District Court was set for today in Newton.
No further details are available.