Sentencing Update on July of 2020 Statutory Rape Investigation:On July 21, 2021 Shawn Beau Croteau appeared in Alexander County Superior Court to face 4 counts of First Degree Statutory Rape of a Child and 4 counts of Indecent Liberties with a Child.
Croteau was found guilty of 3 counts of First Degree Statutory Rape of a Child and 4 counts of Indecent Liberties with a Child. He was sentenced by a Superior Court Judge to serve a minimum of 75 years to a maximum of 105 years in the NC Department of Corrections.
This sentencing stemmed from an investigation and arrest that occurred on July 19th, 2020.
Sheriff Bowman would like to thank the Department of Homeland Security for their assistance in this investigation.