SMITHFIELD – A four month investigation by the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office led to the arrest of a 24 year-old man on sexual assault charges.
Marvin Alvedo Chijal of Swift Creek Road, Smithfield was arrested September 20th by deputies. Chijal was charged with statutory sex offense with a child and taking indecent liberties with a child.
The assault victim is an 8 year-old girl.
No additional details were released because the case involves a minor.
Chijal was confined in the Johnston County Jail under a $250,000 secured bond.