A Maggie Valley man has been arrested on three counts of statutory sex offense with a child by an adult.
Robert Cicero Hobbes, Jr., 61, was charged with the three felonies on Aug. 29 for offenses that allegedly occurred somewhere between Aug. 1 and Aug. 19. According to court documents, the victim is eight years old.
Each individual offense could potentially come with a sentence of 12 years to life in prison.
Hobbes is being held on $600,000 bond and has a court date scheduled for Sept. 10.