A Statesboro, Georgia man was arrested Monday on several charges in connection with a relationship with a teen, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office.
Investigators with BCSO’s Criminal Investigations Division were notified of a sexual relationship which existed between a 14-year-old female and a 21-year-old male.
Investigator Walter Deal opened the case and determined that the sexual contact had occurred at a residence in the 300 block of Lanier Drive, over a period of several months.
There was no evidence of force involved and the two individuals were not related.
Joshua Alexander Fordham was arrested and charged with seven counts of statutory rape, child molestation, enticing a child for indecent purposes, and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
The juvenile female was charged with unruly and fornication.
Fordham is held without bond pending further judicial action.
Anyone with information on this case should contact Inv Deal at 912-764-1788 or submit an anonymous tip to firstname.lastname@example.org.