Etowah County Man Accused of Sexually Abusing a Minor
The Etowah County Sheriff’s Office arrests an Etowah County man accused of sexually abusing a minor. According to Etowah County Sheriff Todd Entrekin 45-year-old Rodney Whitmore of Attalla is charged with one count of sexual abuse of a child less than 12 years old and once count of first degree sodomy. Whitmore allegedly sexually abused a female victim over a period of several months in various locations. The case against the suspect came about when the abuse was reported by a middle school administrator. Whitmore is currently being detained in the Etowah County Detention Center on $100,000 cash bond.