During the evening of 02-06-13, Investigator Marty McNeely with MDPS Criminal Investigations took a report of an sexual assault. After several hours of investigating this crime, Rigoberto Diego was arrested.

On 02-06-13, MDPS investigations was advised of a possible sexual assault against a minor child. Subsequent investigation led to the arrest of Rigoberto Francisco Diego, age 18, of 736 E. Meeting Street, Morganton NC. He was arrested on one charge of First Degree Sexual Assault and was confined at the Burke/Catawba Detention Facility under a secure bond of $100,000. His first appearance in District Court is scheduled for 02-08-2013.