Sheriff Darren Campbell stated: On Thursday, April 18, 2019 a report was filed with the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office in reference to a sexual assault involving a female victim who was almost five years old at the time of the assaults.
The case was assigned to Detective Sergeant Katie Harwell of the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit for further investigation. During the course of the investigation the victim was interviewed at the Dove House Children’s Advocacy Center. The victim identified John David Mecimore Jr. as the suspect in the case.
Based on evidence gathered, and statements received during this investigation, Det. Sgt. Harwell obtained Felony Arrest Warrants on Mecimore for two Felony Indecent Liberties with a Child.
John David Mecimore Jr. was arrested on Friday, May 10, 2019 in Caldwell County where he currently resides Mecimore received a 75,000.00 dollars secured bond on these charges from a Caldwell County Magistrate.
John David Mecimore Jr., 36 Years Old
2470 Shadowbrook Road
Lenoir, North Carolina 28645
75,000.00 DOLLARS SECURED BOND.
Criminal history: Hit and Run Leaving the Scene, Three Counts of Driving While License Revoked, Misdemeanor Assault on a Female, and Misdemeanor Larceny.