Henegar man charged with soliciting underage girl

FORT PAYNE, Alabama (WDEF) – Investigators in Alabama have charged a Sand Mountain man soliciting a child.

The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Investigation’s Unit got a tip that 27 year old Bobby Cole Howell of Henegar was possibly having communications with an underage female.

After investigating the case, they have charged him with electronic solicitation of a Child and a couple of Failure to Appear warrants.

Their investigation into him continues.

Sheriff Nick Welden said of the case “This type of behavior will not be tolerated.  I have said many times and I will say it many more, our children will always be our number one priority.  Our children have one chance to be little, to be silly and carefree.  A child’s innocence is one of the most precious things on earth and it is our job to protect them from predators that want to take that from them.”

Categories: Crime, DeKalb County, Local News

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