In a case described as “very disturbing” by Alexander County Sheriffs Office Chief Deputy Todd Jones the following information was released today.
The Alexander County Sheriff’s Office has arrested and charged Ronnie Wayne Byrd, age 51 of Taylorsville, with 2 counts of Statutory Rape, 6 counts of Statutory Sex Offense and 3 counts of Indecent Liberties with a child. The charges stem from incidents involving an 11 year old child. Bond was set at $ 1 Million. A first appearance has been set for Wednesday February 24.. Due to the sensitivity of the case no other information is being released by the Sheriff’s Office.