Crime & Courts

Mooresville man charged with sexually assaulting 12-year-old

Juan Antonio Luciano
Juan Antonio Luciano Iredell County Sheriff’s Office

A Mooresville man has been charged with sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl who is a family member.

Juan Antonio Luciano, 58, has been charged with one count of first-degree sex offense and one count of taking indecent liberties with a minor.

The assault is alleged to have taken place between September and October 2013, according to a report from Iredell County Sheriff Darren Campbell.

The child was interviewed at the Dove House Child Advocacy Center. where she stated that a family member sexually abused her at a home in Iredell County.

Luciano was arrested on June 22 and placed in the Iredell County Detention Center. Bond was set at $100,000.