SURRY COUNTY, N.C. — A Mount Airy man is arrested and faces multiple sex crime charges, according to Surry County Sheriff's Office.
Deputies have arrested 39-year-old Jonah Isaac Brannock who was charged with:
- 27 counts of indecent liberties with a minor
- 19 counts of first-degree statutory sexual offense
- 7 counts of statutory rape
Brannock was charged with other serious sex crimes. His arrest was a direct result of a month-long investigation conducted by the Surry County deputies and the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigations Unit and Computer Crimes Unit.
The initial report was reported on July 28.
This investigation is ongoing and additional charges could be coming for Brannock.
Sheriff Steve Hiatt said these types of cases are difficult and emotional for everyone involved.
Brannock is currently being held in Surry County Detention Center under an 11-million-dollar secured bond. His next court date is scheduled for September 20.
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