Tip leads to McDowell County suspect wanted for multiple sex crimes

Photo credit: McDowell County Sheriff's Office

A wanted McDowell County man has been arrested and charged with multiple sex crimes after authorities received a tip on his whereabouts.

Nathaniel Harley Roland, 25, of Marion is charged with statutory rape of a child, taking indecent liberties with a child and statutory sex offense with a child.

Authorities had been searching for Roland before a tip came in Monday night that led investigators to the home of one of Roland’s relatives.

Roland was located and taken into custody.

It is alleged that Roland recently had inappropriate sexual contact with a 15-year-old female.

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