Local man charged with child sex offense

Mebane resident Daniel Brian Straughan, Jr., a 28-year-old white male, has been arrested and charged by the Alamance County District Attorney’s office with one count of Felony Statutory Rape of a Child.

On Monday August 12, 2019, Investigators of the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office Special Victim Unit (SVU), began an investigation of a sexual relationship between an underage female and a 28-year-old male. 

During the investigation, which included multiple interviews with the victim and the suspect, SVU discovered that Daniel Brian Straughan Jr. was sexually involved with the female from 2017 through 2019.

After reviewing the case with the Alamance County District Attorney’s office, a warrant was obtained leading to the arrest of Daniel Brian Straughan Jr.

Straughn, a 28-year-old white male, resides at 6117 N. N.C. Highway 49. He has been charged with one count of Felony Statutory Rape of a Child. His bond was $75,000.