Statesville man charged with sexual assault of family member


IREDELL COUNTY, NC (FOX 46) — A Statesville man has been arrested for sexual assault towards a child under the age of 16, according to the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office.

The report was filed on September 22, by Iredell Co. Dept. of Social Services. The suspect, Carl William Lee Schoneman, Jr, 39, was a family member of the victim, according to the sheriff’s office.

During an interview with the victim she told the detective she was sexually assaulted the summer of 2016.

Schoneman was charged for one count of statutory sex offense with child and one count of indecent liberties with child.

Schoneman was arrested on Monday, October 24, where he was placed in the Iredell County Detention Center under a $250,000 secured bond with a first court date of Oct. 25.

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