Cherokee County sexual assault arrests

Murphy, NC (WDEF) – Cherokee County deputies arrested 3 people over the weekend for sexual assault involving a minor child.

34-year-old Charleston Ray Waldroup and 54-year-old Ricky Tex Waldroup both face charges of Felony Incest, First Degree Rape of a Child, and First Degree Sexual Offense.

26-year-old Mary Martha Rankin is charged with Felony Child Abuse-Prostitution, Felony Child Abuse-Sexual Act, and Disseminate Obscene Material to Minor Under 16.

All three remain at the Cherokee County Detention Center under high bonds.

They’ll be in court on February 24th.

Categories: Cherokee County, Crime, Local News

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