On Jan. 16, the Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office received a report of child sexual abuse that took place in East Bend. The parents of the child involved contacted law enforcement after concerns that the child was being sexually abused by a family member.
The parents alleged that John Charles Furrow, 68, of Shady Spring, West Virginia, was abusing the child. During the investigation, detectives discovered evidence that sustained the allegations of sexual child abuse.
After the investigation by detectives, Furrow was arrested on Jan. 19. Furrow was charged with two felony counts of indecent liberties with a child. He was placed under a $50,000 secured bond.