Fort Payne Resident Charged With Child Sex Abuse

A Fort Payne man has been charged with Sexual Abuse of a Child Less Than 12 Years Old which is a Class B Felony.

51 year old Paul Larue Edwards, age 51 of Fort Payne, was arrested by investigators with the Fort Payne Police on Friday June 12.

This investigation is ongoing with the possibility of more charges pending.

Mr. Edwards was transported to the Fort Payne Police Department where he was processed then transferred to the DeKalb County Detention Center with a $15,000 bond.