mostlycloudy
Saturday May 30th, 2015 6:30AM

Former police investigator faces felony charges

By Rob Moore Reporter
HOMER - A former police investigator has been charged with several child sex charges.<br /> <br /> Stephen Floyd Alexander, 39, of Lula was arrested late Tuesday night by deputies from the Banks County Sheriff's Office for two counts of aggravated child molestation, two counts of aggravated sodomy, and two counts of false imprisonment.<br /> <br /> "Details are limited due to the ongoing investigation," said Sgt. Carissa McFaddin.<br /> <br /> The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is assisting the Banks County Sheriff's Office with processing evidence located during service of a search warrant and conducting interviews throughout the region, McFaddin said. <br /> <br /> Additional charges are pending, McFaddin said.<br /> <br /> Alexander formerly was an investigator for Baldwin Police Department, and also has worked at other law enforcement agencies in the area. <br /> <br /> He is being held without bond at the Banks County Detention Center, McFaddin said.
© Copyright 2015 AccessNorthGa.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
Grass fire impacts rush hour traffic on 985
Rush hour traffic on I-985 was slowed by a grass fire Wednesay afternoon with one lane closed while firefighters fought the blaze.
10:19PM ( 4 months ago )
Judge denies motions to move, delay Tsarnaev trial
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to overturn a judge's decision to not move his upcoming trial out of state.
10:02PM ( 4 months ago )
Sheriff: Man shot 2 on I-85 because he wanted car
A 22-year-old man shot two people who stopped to give him a ride on Interstate 85 in South Carolina on Christmas Eve because he wanted their car to drive to Georgia, a sheriff said Wednesday.
5:21PM ( 4 months ago )
Local/State News
GSP: DUI drugs cited in wreck with church bus
A wreck that injured more than a dozen people aboard a church bus near Toccoa Thursday night is being blamed on a driver who allegedly was under the influence of drugs.
11:38PM ( 6 hours ago )
One killed, another injured in Cumming car accident
One person was killed and another seriously injured early Friday evening in a two-vehicle collision in Forsyth County.
9:49PM ( 8 hours ago )
Five injured after pedestrian enters Sardis Rd
Charges are pending against a pedestrian who reportedly caused a car accident on Sardis Road in Hall County.
5:52PM ( 12 hours ago )
Father: Woman shot by sheriff told Gwinnett police it was an accident
The woman who was shot and critically wounded by a Georgia sheriff told a detective the shooting was an accident that happened while they were practicing self-defense tactics in an empty model home in Gwinnett County, her father said Friday.
3:52PM ( 14 hours ago )
Falcon LB wanted for Aggravated Animal Cruelty
Atlanta Falcons linebacker Prince Shembo is wanted by Gwinnett County Police.
3:51PM ( 14 hours ago )