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Related News: Man accused of sexually abusing child with special needs

One new article link has been added to our Related News page. WSFA published an article titled Man accused of sexually abusing child with special needs.

A Dale County man was arrested on multiple charges for allegedly sexually abusing a child with special needs.

David Wayne Rodrigue, 45, of Ariton, was arrested Thursday and charged with sexual abuse first degree and sodomy first degree.

Source: WSFA

Related News: Neighbors use smartphone app to fight crime

One new article link has been added to our Related News page. WSFA published an article titled Neighbors use smartphone app to fight crime.

A new kind of crime fighting tool is being used by neighborhoods in Montgomery and all over the country. It’s called ‘Nextdoor’, and it’s a private social network for neighbors.

As we have all heard before, the best way to keep your neighborhood safe is by connecting– knowing what should and shouldn’t be there as well as keeping each other alert. Now, that is as easy as opening an app on your phone.

Source: WSFA

Related News: Child enticing suspect now faces burglary charge

One new article link has been added to our Related News page. The Dothan Eagle published an article titled Child enticing suspect now faces burglary charge.

A Headland man with pending drug trafficking charges now faces a burglary charge, alleging he unlawfully entered a woman’s home while she was in the shower.

Source: Dothan Eagle

Related News: Child enticement suspect called dangerous

One new article link has been added to our Related News page. The Dothan Eagle published an article titled Child enticement suspect called dangerous.

“He offered to give the girls shoes right in front of Alexander Court apartments,” Ash said. “The oldest one said ‘we don’t talk to strangers’ and he literally chased them two blocks.”

Ash said Hester allegedly chased the girls all the way back to one of their homes where a parent came out and confronted him. Ash told the court Hester took his shirt off as he ran back to the Alexander Court apartments.

Ash said police arrested Hester at the apartments shortly after he’d just shaved, which he believed was in an effort to evade police.

Source: Dothan Eagle

Related News: Social media post delays former Thorsby teacher’s sentencing

One new article link has been added to our Related News page. WSFA published an article titled Social media post delays former Thorsby teacher’s sentencing.

In a twist in the case of a former Thorsby teacher accused of rape and sodomy of a teen, the judge has postponed her sentencing due to a social media post.

Jennifer McNeill was supposed to be sentenced on Thursday morning, but a Facebook post caused the judge to delay sentencing until August 7 at 8 a.m.

The Facebook post indicated McNeill is innocent. Her attorney claims the victim, his mother and his brother hacked her Facebook account and made the post. However, the family denies that claim.

Source: WSFA

Related News: Man indicted for sex abuse

One new article link has been added to our Related News page. The Andalusia Star News published an article titled Man indicted for sex abuse.

An Opp man is back in jail on a bond of more than $2 million after being indicted by a grand jury on charges ranging from rape and sodomy to sexual abuse of a child.

Jerry Wayne Scofield, 59, of Opp, was taken into custody by Covington County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Paige Spivey Monday. Scofield was originally jailed in December, after an unrelated case revealed he allegedly sexually abused a female relative for years. Scofield’s December arrest came after a months-long investigation, CCSO officials said at the time.

Source: Andalusia Star News

Related News: Camera in girl’s bedroom leads to Dothan man’s arrest

One new article link has been added to our Related News page. WSFA published an article titled Camera in girl’s bedroom leads to Dothan man’s arrest.

Dothan police say a 54-year-old man set up video surveillance in the bedroom of an 18-year-old girl during which time he recorded images of her in the nude.

Source: WSFA

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