On Thursday September 15, 2022, the Special Victims Unit opened an investigation of sexual assault with a child. Detectives, working with the Department of Social Services, were told by the victim that Robert David King, Jr., identified as boyfriend of the victim’s mother, assaulted the victim four to five times. The victim also stated that Christy Jeannine Deanese, identified as the victim’s mother, was told of the assaults but did not believe the victim. Ms. Deanese admitted to Detectives of being made aware of the assaults but failed to report them.
On Wednesday November 16, 2022, Detectives conducted a final case review with the Alamance County District Attorney’s Office. Felony warrants were then granted and served on Mr. King and Ms. Deanese. Both were arrested and transported to the Alamance County Detention Center.
Name: Robert David King Jr. W/M/49
Charges: 1ct: Felony Statutory Sex Offense with Child by Adult
1ct: Felony Indecent Liberties with Child
Bond: $300,000 secured
Name: Christy Jeannine Deanese W/F/44
Address: Snow Camp, N.C.
Charges: 1ct: Felony Child Abuse-Sexual Act
1ct: Misdemeanor Failure to Report Crime Against Juvenile
Bond: $100,000 secured