Fort Payne man arrested on child sex abuse charges

FORT PAYNE, Ala. –  Police arrested a Fort Payne man on charges of sexual abuse and sodomy.

Fort Payne police said on May 9 they arrested Steven Charles Jokinen, 63, with warrants for second-degree sexual abuse and for first-degree sodomy. While in custody, authorities served Jokinen with eight additional warrants. Officials said Jokinen received seven additional charges of Sexual Abuse of a Child Less than 12-years-old and another first-degree sodomy charge.

According to police, Jokinen knew the victims and there could be more charges.

Jokinen is being held with on $385,000.00 bond, according to the report. Authorities said more charges are possible.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.