Sheriff Darren Campbell stated additional charges have been filed
against Michael Shane Amoedo, age 19, of 102 Kammerer Dr., Statesville. On May 30, 2017, Amoedo was charged by
Detective Sergeant Amy Dyson of the Special Victim’s Unit with two counts of First
Degree Rape; Two counts of First Degree Sexual Offense; Two counts of Statutory
Sexual Offense with a Child and One count of Statutory Rape of a Child. Amoedo
was placed in the Iredell County Detention Center under a $300,000 bond.
investigation, it was also discovered that Amoedo had sexually assaulted
another female family member. Based on
the new information an investigation was conducted. This investigation culminated in Amoedo being
charged with one count of Indecent Liberties with a child. Amoedo was still in custody on the first
charges when the new warrant was served. He was given an additional $15,000 on
the new charges, and he remains in the Iredell County Detention Center under a
total bond of $315,000. Both
investigations involved female family members under the age of 15.