A Carolina Beach man faces a dozen charges, including statutory rape and indecent liberties with a child, following his arrest Thursday night.
After a four-month investigation, Herman Samuel Dawson, 44, was arrested by the Carolina Beach Police Department and booked under a $1 million bond.
CBPD officials said the investigation began after the victim filed a report, and that the investigation included interviews with witnesses and victims and forensic examination of digital media.
Dawson was taken into custody in the area of Snows Cut Bridge without incident.
Dawson has been charged with:
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