Sheriff Darren Campbell stated On July 17, 2015, Detective Sgt. J Lowrance with the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Special Victim’s Unit received a report from the parents of two young girls stating that they had been sexually assaulted by a family member.
The abuse occurred on at least six different occasions between April and July 2015. The children were interviewed at the Dove House Children’s Advocacy Center.
After interviewing additional witnesses and further investigation, John Wayne Nichols was arrested on July 24, 2015 for six counts of Indecent Liberties with a Child.
He was placed under a $200,000.00 secured bond and has a court date of July 27, 2015.