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MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. – Authorities charged a Union Grove man with aggravated child abuse Wednesday.

John Cody Williams, 28, was arrested at a home on Hickory Circle in Union Grove Wednesday evening.

Williams was charged with aggravated child abuse and resisting arrest. He was booked into the Marshall County Jail on $100,000 bond.

A woman at the home when Williams was arrested, Bessie Elizabeth Smith, 19,  was also arrested on a charge of resisting arrest. Her bond was set at $1,500.

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