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Duane Kentrell Erwin Arrested



Madison County Sheriff’s Office

Huntsville, Alabama

Blake L. Dorning-Sheriff


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 16, 2015

Sheriff Blake Dorning announced today that Investigators with the Madison County Sheriff’s Office arrested Duane Kentrell Erwin 33 year old, of Huntsville, Alabama in reference to an incident that occurred with a juvenile. Mr. Erwin faces charges of four counts of Sodomy 2nd Degree and two counts of School employee engaging in a sex act or deviant sexual intercourse with a student under the age of 19 years. Mr. Erwin has a bond of $30,000.00 for each count that he is charged with. Mr. Erwin was employed by the Madison County Board of Education and was teaching at Buckhorn Middle School at the time of the incident. Investigators were notified of the incident by DHR in June of 2015 and after a thorough Investigation have developed Probable Cause for the arrest.

Mr. Erwin’s arrest was based upon Probable Cause and he should be considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.  

Questions concerning this release may be directed to Madison County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division (CID) Investigator Jeremy Hughes (256) 533-8857.

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