Lee Co. man receives over $2M bond on sex crimes charges against children, investigation continues

Brandon Hart, charged with multiple child sex crimes
Brandon Hart, charged with multiple child sex crimes((Source: Lee County Sheriff's Office))
Updated: Sep. 28, 2020 at 10:11 AM CDT
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LEE COUNTY, Ala. (WTVM) - A continued investigation of a Lee County man adds 19 additional felony charges against him, setting his bond to over two million dollars.

31-year-old Brandon Hart of Smiths Station was arrested on September 22 for 21 counts of sex crimes against children between the ages of 2 and 14 years.

According to police, investigators discovered additional evidence that warranted 19 additional felony charges against Hart.

The new charges include:

  • 1 count of rape, first degree
  • 5 counts of sodomy, first degree
  • 3 counts of voyeurism, first degree
  • 6 counts of production of child pornography
  • 1 count of sexual abuse, first degree
  • 1 count of sexual abuse of a child less than 12 years old
  • 2 counts of sexual torture

Hart is being held in the Lee County Jail with a bond set a $2,114,000. The investigation remains active and more charges are expected.

“This arrest was the result of an intensive investigative effort conducted jointly between the Lee County Sheriff’s Office and the Federal Bureau of Investigation,” said Sheriff Jay Jones.

Anyone with information regarding the case is asked to contact the Lee County Sheriff’s Office at 334-749-5651.

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