Kaland Christopher Ray

Calhoun Police Department detectives arrested a 26-year-old Adairsville man after he allegedly had sex multiple times with a 13-year-old girl.

The Calhoun Times reports, according to Gordon County jail records, Calhoun Police charged 26-year-old Kaland Christopher Ray with three counts of child molestation and one count of enticing a child for indecent purposes.

Police were called to the girl’s residence by the girl’s mother after the mother learned from someone else about the encounters. The girl sent messages to a friend about the meetings, and the mother had obtained screenshots of the messages.

Ray told investigations that he had sex with the girl once by mistake, believing it to be someone else in the bed. The girl told her mother about multiple encounters.

Ray was arrested by the Calhoun Police Department late Friday night and booked into the Gordon County Jail early Saturday morning.