Family friend accused of sexually abusing children

  
Nathan Dahlquist Picture courtesy of the Iredell County Sheriff's Office
Nathan Dahlquist
Picture courtesy of the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office

PRESS RELEASE

Sheriff Darren Campbell stated a report was filed with the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office in August 2015 stating that three children under the age of 13 had been sexually abused by a family friend. The abuse occurred during the time period between January 1, 2015 and August 3, 2015. The case was assigned to Detective Sgt. C M Benfield with the Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit. A forensic interview was conducted with all three children. After additional interviews with witnesses and further investigation, Nathan James Dahlquist was subsequently charged with three counts of Indecent Liberties with a Child. He was arrested on September 11, 2015 and placed in the Iredell County Detention Center under a $50,000 secured bond.

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Author: WSIC editor