The following news release has been issued by the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office.
All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
23 year old Jonathan Arturo Guiterrez Ortiz, who listed an Andrews, North Carolina address, was arrested on November 05, 2013 on two counts of Statutory Sex Offense with a child and two counts of indecent liberties with a child.
Guiterrez Ortiz was taken before the North Carolina Magistrate where he was placed under a $50,000.00 secure bond. Guiterrez Ortiz is currently being held at the Cherokee County Detention Center where he is awaiting a Cherokee County District Court appearance on December 03, 2013.
Based upon the age of the victim and the sensitive nature of the case, the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office will not be releasing any additional information concerning this incident at this time.
The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office appreciates and encourages the public’s input on illegal activities. Tips can be submitted at firstname.lastname@example.org or left on the confidential tip line at 828-837-1344 or visit Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office on Facebook.
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