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.