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Childersburg man accused of numerous sex crimes; jailed on $255,000 bond


SHELBY COUNTY, Ala. – A Childersburg man is jailed on more than a quarter-million-dollar bond, accused of nearly one dozen sex crimes against a child.

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office on Friday arrested Jonathon Alan Taylor on 11 felony sex crimes, according to court records made public Monday. Taylor, 29, is charged with four counts of sex abuse of a child under age 12, four counts of first-degree rape and three counts of sodomy.

According to arrest warrants in the case, the crime of which Taylor is accused took place between June 1, 2013 and July 1, 2018. Court records indicate the victim is a young girl, but do not disclose any additional information about her relationship to Taylor.

Taylor is being held in the Shelby County Jail on bonds totaling $255,000. A court date has not yet been set.

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