CABARRUS COUNTY, N.C. -- A registered sex offender accused of crimes in South Carolina has been arrested in Cabarrus County.
Deputies took Nelson Lane Wright in to custody Tuesday.
The Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office issued two warrants for Wright, currently a Kannapolis resident, for sexual assault and battery. Kershaw County authorities began investigating an incident allegedly involving Wright in August.
Wright is being held under a $250,000 bond at the Cabarrus County Sheriff’s Office. He will be extradited to South Carolina.
Cabarrus County officials previously arrested Wright in August for violations of the North Carolina Sex Offender Registration Program.