GASTONIA, N.C. -- A Gastonia man is being held under a $350,000 bond for allegedly raping and taking indecent liberties with a child multiple times.

Jeremy Nathaniel Heston, 40, faces 19 felony charges.

The charges consist of five felony charges for indecent liberties with a child, six felony charges for statutory rape and sexual offenses for a child that's six years or older, three felony charges for parental role sex offense and five felony charges for first degree sexual offense with a child.

Heston is currently being held in the Gaston County Jail and has a scheduled court date on Thursday.