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Former Clayton man charged with molestation

Posted July 1, 2008

— Police on Monday charged a former Clayton man with molesting a 3-year-old girl.

Concord police arrested Roger Dale Benton, 50, and charged him with first-degree sexual offense. He was being held in the Cabarrus County Jail under a $20,000 bond.

Benton is accused of molesting the girl in early February, and Clayton police has been searching for him since then.

Clayton police also charged his wife, Sarah Furr Benton, 49, with being accessory after the fact. She was arrested in Concord and was being held in jail there under a $20,000 bond.


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  • Groovy Jul 1, 2008

    He will not fare well in prison.

  • ShareTheRoad Jul 1, 2008

    wow, what a sick, disgusting piece of crud. what is so sexually tantilizing about a THREE YEAR OLD???

  • sideline Jul 1, 2008

    My comment wasn't posted either, I told the sicko to rot in you know where!

  • mmafighterwife Jul 1, 2008

    Fender they did not like mine either!! Guess they don't like hearing the truth.

  • awilhelmirigby Jul 1, 2008

    Wow .. he molests a CHILD and is under 20,000 dollars and she has the same bond ... something just isn't clicking there!!

  • fenderbassplayer1980 Jul 1, 2008

    Guess they didn't like my comment enough to post it.

  • TheAdmiral Jul 1, 2008

    Well, the state should be charged with Aiding and Abetting delinquencies to minors on this one.

    I personally believe they should bring back castration and electro-shock therapy for these folks.

  • lilbit278 Jul 1, 2008

    $20,000 bond....they got to be kidding. it should be NO bond.

  • pebbles262004 Jul 1, 2008

    Sick man