Police Officer Arrested on Statutory Rape

BOILING SPRING LAKES -- A Boiling Spring Lakes Police Officer has been arrested for having sex with a 14-year-old girl.

Detectives say Luther Stidham is facing several charges, including statutory rape and indecent liberties with a child.

Stidham is in jail under a $150,000 bond. If he does make bond, authorities say he will be on house arrest and under electronic surveillance.

Reported by Kacey Gaumer