A Catawba County man is facing a series of child sex charges. On Thursday, 20 year old Brian Keith Crowder of Catawba was arrested by the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office. Crowder faces four counts of statutory sex offense with a child by an adult. He was placed in the Catawba County Detention Center with a secured bond of $300,000. He is scheduled to make a court appearance today in Newton.