Crime & Courts

Statesville man faces 17 felony sex charges

A Statesville-area man has been charged in an alleged sexual assault case involving a child, the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office said.

Larry Terry Rudisill, 67, was arrested Wednesday at his home and jailed under $1 million bond, deputies said. He was charged with eight counts of indecent liberties with a child, eight counts of disseminating obscenity to a minor under the age of 13 and one count of first-degree sex offense. Steve Lyttle