Maiden Man in Custody after Ongoing Investigation for Child Abuse


On Thursday, August 6, 2020 at approximately 4:00 AM, Rodney Lee Jones, W/M, age 37 of Maiden, NC was arrested by the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office.  Jones was taken into custody on an outstanding warrant from 2018 for Felony Child Abuse with Sexual Act.  This arrest stems from an ongoing investigation by the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office that began in 2018.  This warrant was served after Jones was released from Federal Custody.  Jones is being held at the Alexander County Detention Center under a $75,000 secured bond.  Jones has a first appearance date set for Monday, August 10, 2020 in Alexander County District Court.

Authority of Sheriff Chris Bowman

August 6, 2020


Author: Margaret Beveridge