Gadsden man arrested for sexual abuse of child - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Gadsden man arrested for sexual abuse of child

GADSDEN, AL (WBRC) - A Gadsden man has been arrested and charged with sexual abuse of a 12-year-old.

Etowah County Sheriff Todd Entrekin, in a statement Friday to FOX6 News, said Timothy Derwood Williams, 50, was arrested and charged with one count of first degree felony sexual abuse.

Sheriff Entrekin said the incident allegedly occurred in 2008 and was brought to the attention of the Sheriff's Office on September 26, 2010, by a family member.  The female victim was 12 years old at the time of the incident.

Sheriff Entrekin said investigators believe there may be more victims connected to Williams. He said Williams has been affiliated with two local churches in Etowah County.

"If you or your children have had any contact with Williams, please contact Investigator Carla Carroll at 256-549-8132," Entrekin said.

Williams was being held in the Etowah County Detention Center on $10,000 bond.

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