A Chadbourn man was arrested June 26 on multiple sex charges of forcing a child to have sex.
Ivan Xavier Bartley, 23, was arrested by deputies on charges filed by the State Bureau of Investigation. Bartley was held under $25,000 secured bond on charges of statutory sex offense with a child younger than 15, crime against nature, indecent liberties with a child, and sexual battery. His address was listed as 211 E. Fifth Ave., Chadbourn.
Warrants show that Bartley is alleged to have forced the victim, who was under 15 years of age, to perform a sex act. The incident reportedly happened between July 1 and Aug. 31, 2016, according to the warrant.