Jackson County, Alabama
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Scottsboro, Alabama
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11/09/2015

Section Man Arrested for Kidnapping and Other Charges

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In the early morning hours of Saturday November 7, 2015, Deputies of the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office responded to Highway 71 in Section, AL. on a report of a domestic incident. Upon arrival, Deputies located Christopher James CARLTON age 26 of Section, AL. and the victim, a 29-year-old female, inside the residence being held against her will. The victim had previously filed a Protection Order on CARLTON, of which he was in violation. During a search of the residence, several firearms were located and seized including a short-barreled shotgun and a shotgun with altered serial numbers. CARLTON was arrested and charged with Kidnapping, Sodomy 1st degree, Rape 1st degree, Interfering with a Domestic Violence Emergency Call, Violation of a Protection Order, Unlawful Imprisonment, Possession of Short Barreled Shotgun, Possession of an Altered Firearm, and Domestic Violence Harassment. CARLTON was transported to the Jackson County Jail without incident. Bond has been set at $55,5000.

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