DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – Authorities arrested 24-year-old Zachary Clay Smith after a joint investigation with the Decatur Police Department’s Violent Crimes Unit, the Morgan County Department of Human Resources and the Child Advocacy Center.
Investigators say officers got a report that a 14-year-old female juvenile was taken to a local hotel by Smith.
Officials say Smith and the girl spent the night in the hotel room and sexual contact between the two took place.
Smith faces charges for Enticing a Child for Immoral Purposes. His bond has not yet been set.