sexual abuse

Macon East Academy Coach Charged with Sexual Contact with Student No Longer Employed by School

James Brantley, Jr./Source: Montgomery County Detention Facility Montgomery police have arrested and charged a Macon East Academy coach and teacher for having inappropriate contact with a student.  He is no longer with the school. Capt. Saba Coleman says 48-year-old James Brantley, Jr. has been charged with Sexual Contact with a Student under 19 years old. Brantley, Jr. also faces a…

Elderly Prattville Man Charged with Sexual Abuse of Minor Under Age of 12

On September 3, the Prattville Police Department arrested James Richard Cobb, 68, of Prattville on one count of Sexual Abuse of a Minor Less than 12 Years Old (Alabama 13A-6-69.1). The suspect was transported to and currently incarcerated at the Elmore County Jail. He has a $10,000.00 bond. Investigation is still ongoing and any additional charges will be submitted to…

“Mr. Sandman” Facing 20 Counts of Sexual Abuse of Child Under 12 in Blount County Along with Montgomery County Charges

“Mr. Sandman” has a new list of charges against him. Mr. Sandman Mattress Store owner, David Justice, is facing 20 counts of Sex Abuse of Child Less Than 12 Years old and one count of Sodomy 1st degree in Blount County. Justice was released from Montgomery County Jail after posting a $60,000 bond after being charged with two counts of…

Former Middle School Teacher Found ‘NOT Guilty’ of Having Sex with a Student

Jurors in Lawrence County have acquitted a former middle school teacher who was charged with having sex with a student. The 11-man, one-woman jury returned the verdict in favor of 30-year-old Taylor Brooks Boyles of Moulton on Thursday. A former student testified the two had sex twice in 2017, and jurors saw a videotape in which Boyles told authorities said…

UPDATE: DA Bailey wants Bond Raised and Restraints Against MPS Teacher Accused of Sexual Abuse Against 12-Year-Old Student

Courtesy: Floyd Middle School website Montgomery County District Attorney Daryl Bailey requested that Michael Bradley’s bond be changed from $8,000 to $250,000. Bradley, a teacher at Floyd Middle Magnet, is charged with two counts: One for Sexual Abuse and the other for a School Employee Having Sexual Contact with a Student. Both are Class C felonies with a recommended bail…

Perry Co. Man Sentenced to 9 Life Sentences for Sexually Abusing Girls

A Perry County man will spend the rest of his life behind bars for sexually abusing teen girls. “He would sexually abuse them and then tell them he loved them, but if they told anyone he would kill them,” said District Attorney Michael Jackson. 49-year-old Tony Carver Simmons was sentenced to 9 life sentences that will be served concurrently.  He…

Texas Newspapers Investigate Alleged Southern Baptist Sex Abuse

17 cases in Alabama included in report

       The Houston Chronicle and The San Antonio Express investigated allegations of sex abuse at Southern Baptist churches and identified 700 victims allegedly abused by 380 Southern Baptist leader and volunteers over 20 years. The papers created a searchable database that shows seventeen Alabama Southern Baptists who have either been convicted or plead guilty. The papers say the independence…

U.S. Air Force Academy Allegations

Airs Monday on CBS This Morning on CBS 8 in Montgomery

During a six-month investigation, CBS News interviewed dozens of sources and reviewed hundreds of pages of Defense Department and Air Force Academy documents. CBS News spoke with more than a dozen cadets, and four of them agreed to speak on camera to share their stories with Norah O’Donnell. Read the preview…and watch the special report Tomorrow Morning–December 11, 2017— during…

Alabama Doctor Arrested on Sexual Abuse Charges

Authorities say an Alabama physician has been arrested on multiple charges of production of obscene material and sexual abuse. Shelby County Sheriff John Samaniego tells local news media that 80-year-old Dr. Ruepert Don Bryan was arrested Friday. Bryan is an ear, nose and throat physician and had a practice in Alabaster. Samaniego says authorities don’t know whether the charges are…

Two Alabama High School Coaches Accused for Having Sex Students

Two football coaches at an Alabama high school are accused of having sex with students. Both coaches were arrested within a span of a week. The Limestone County Sheriff’s Office says in a news release that 23-year-old Devin Robinson was arrested Thursday and faces a felony count of a school employee engaging in sex or deviant sexual intercourse with a…