Headland police arrest man on numerous sex charges

James Odom (Source: Headland Police)
James Odom (Source: Headland Police)

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HEADLAND, AL (WSFA) - The Headland Police Department says it has arrested a local man on felony sex abuse charges.

Officers arrested 63-year-old James Doug Odom of County Road 16 and charged him with 10 counts of sexual abuse 1st degree.

Authorities say the abuse occurred between 2006 and April 2010.

Police had been looking for Odom over the past few weeks before he turned himself in to the Henry County Jail Wednesday afternoon.

The suspect is currently being held in the Henry County Jail on bonds totaling $100,000.

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