A Headland man was arrested in Dothan and is charged with attempting to entice a child after police say he chased two girls.
One new article link has been added to our Related News page. The Dothan Eagle published an article titled Officer who had sex with student sentenced to prison.
A Houston County judge sentenced a former Dothan police officer on Monday morning to serve 10 years in prison for having sex with a student at Dothan High School.
Circuit Court Judge Kevin Moulton sentenced 37-year-old Lanice Clifton Bonds to serve a decade in the state Department of Corrections.
Bonds pleaded guilty last month to a felony charge of “school employee or official engaging in a sex act with a student under the age of 19.”
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A longtime associate pastor at Believers Church in Auburn has been arrested on child sex abuse charges.
His arrest in May got him kicked out of the church where he had been for 30 years. Lee County Sheriff’s detectives say the two adult victims came forward in April to report they were abused in the early 1990′s.
Every Sunday, for nearly 30 years at Believers Church on Moore’s Mill Road, 53-year-old John Sluder, an associate pastor, would play guitar during services.
“People have shed tears because of what he appeared to be, a gentle old man. So yes, we were very shocked,” said attorney Ben Hand.
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A Phenix City man is facing multiple charges for allegedly beating his girlfriend’s 2-year-old son.
Zachary Ryan Tadlock, 22, is charged with torture and willful abuse of a child and domestic violence assault in the second degree.
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Investigators took John Boring, 30, into custody following a nearly week long investigation into sexual misconduct allegations involving a juvenile victim under the age of 17.
Authorities say the incident happened in Dothan.
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A former Birmingham police officer is fighting to get his job back after he was caught sexting on the job.
Former officer Jason Yarbrough admits he texted explicit photos of himself to a woman. He was fired in January after an internal investigation.
“He’s very sorry he did that. It had nothing to do with his ability to be a police officer,” Yarbrough’s attorney Scott Morro says.
Morro filed an appeal in Jefferson County Circuit Court fighting his client’s termination from the Birmingham Police Department.
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The juvenile’s parents filed a complaint with the sheriff’s office on Wednesday after becoming suspicious of inappropriate contact between their son and Holt. Sheriff Mike Blakely said Holt confessed to investigators.
According to the sheriff’s office, Holt met the teen when she was his substitute teacher last year at Clements High School. Limestone County Schools Superintendent Thomas Sisk said Holt filled in for four days during that time. Authorities said the woman ran into the 15-year-old at a local department store and began communicating after that. They said there is no evidence that any crime took place while school was in session.
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A Chilton County couple is arrested after authorities say they had a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old girl and also supplied her alcohol.
David and Rebecca Hubbard are each charged with a school employee having sexual contact with a student under the age of 19 and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
Hartford police made their second arrest within a three-day period as part of an ongoing child solicitation investigation called Operation Guardian Angel.
Assistant Hartford Police Chief Ben Berry said police arrested Jabier Martinez, 26, of Dothan, Friday night, and charged him with two sexual assault-related felony charges.
Source: Dothan Eagle