3/4/2021 2:01:00 PM Gastonia Man Charged With Child Sexual Assault
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Lincoln County Sheriff's Office Press Release
LINCOLNTON, N.C. – A Gastonia man has been charged with child sexual assault in connection with incidents that occurred in Lincoln County.
On January 26, 2021 the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office received a report of sexual assaults that had occurred in or around July or August of 2020. Detective J. Talbot began an investigation into the incident. The juvenile victim, who was known by the suspect, was interviewed at the Lincoln County Child Advocacy Center. During the interview was where the sexual assaults were disclosed by the victim.
Following the investigation, Calvin Alexander Fair, 18, of West 6th Avenue, Gastonia, NC was charged with one felony count each of statutory rape of a child, statutory sex offense with a child and crime against nature. Fair was served the warrants at the Gaston County Jail where he is being held on an unrelated charge. He remains in the Gaston County Jail under a $770,000 bond.