Dawson man arrested on several charges involving a minor

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DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – DeKalb County officials arrested a man for several charges in a case that involved a minor.

Sheriff Jimmy Harris reports the arrest of Robert Carl Bannon, 68 of Dawson on numerous charges after an investigation into sexual contact with a 15-year-old girl.

Bannon is charged with Possession of Obscene Matter, Obstruction of Government Operations, Contributing, and Receiving stolen Property 3rd. He had a stolen pistol in his possession at the time of his arrest. Harris said further charges may be coming.

Sheriff Harris issued a statement on the case.

He states, “this is a sad case to see due to the circumstances of this family. I hope to see them get some help for the young girl in this case. I’m glad to see our investigators and the Crossville Police Department get this case concluded.”