Thursday, September 13, 2012

Bessemer City Man Arrested for Statutory Rape

Casey Lee Cearley

Gaston County police arrested 22 year-old Casey Lee Cearley this week for allegations that he had sex with an underage girl in May.

Cearley, a native of Bessemer City, is charged with statutory rape involving someone under 16 years old. The girl was 14 at the time of the incident in question.

Cearley was jailed in Gaston County under a $30,000 bond.