"Aug. 9, 2013, officers with the Winston-Salem Police Department received a report of a sexual offense.
Mr. Eliazar Mendoza was reported to have repeatedly sexually assaulted a female family member from 2005 through 2011. These incidents were reported to have occurred in Winston-Salem and the victim was 9 years old when they first occurred. Winston-Salem Police Department Detectives assumed responsibility of the investigation into these allegations.
Mr. Mendoza was arrested June 2 by the Kannapolis Police Department, at his 723 Evelyn Ave. Kannapolis home without incident. He was charged with 5 counts of 1st Degree Rape, 7 counts of Indecent Liberties with a Minor, 2 counts of 1st Degree Sex Offense, 2 counts of Statutory Rape/Sex Offense greater than 6 years older than the victim (2 counts) and 2 counts of Felony Child Abuse. He was placed in the Cabarrus County Detention Facility under a $750,000.00 bond, awaiting extradition to Forsyth County. Mr. Mendoza’s Forsyth County court date is pending upon extradition.
The Winston-Salem Police Department requests that anyone with information regarding these crimes contact Crime stoppers at 727-2800. "
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