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Suspect Charged with Sexual Abuse of A Child


Madison County Sheriff’s Office

Huntsville, Alabama

Blake L. Dorning-Sheriff



February 2, 2017


Sheriff Blake Dorning announced today that Jerry Walter Jenkins, white male, born 6-21-54, was arrested on January 25, 2017 for four counts of sex abuse of a child under the age of 12 and two counts of sodomy if the first degree. Bond is set at $240,000. If anyone feels that there was inappropriate or unauthorized contact with Mr. Jenkins in the area of Mooresmill and Kennette Circle we are asking them to contact the Madison County Sheriff’s Office at (256) 533-8820 or Investigator Nash at (256) 533-8844. The investigation is ongoing. The Sheriff’s Office is in the process of investigating additional charges of Child Pornography and Production of Child Pornography.

Jerry Walter Jenkins was arrested on probable cause by the Madison County Sheriff’s Office and is presumed innocent until determined otherwise by the judicial system.

Questions concerning this release may be directed to Madison County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division (CID) Capt. Michael Salomonsky (256) 533-8820.

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