Salem man arrested on sodomy charges

61-year-old Ralph Richards of Salem, AL
61-year-old Ralph Richards of Salem, AL

LEE COUNTY, AL (WTVM) - Thursday morning, Lee County Sheriff's Office arrested 61-year-old Ralph Richards of Salem, AL on two warrants for sodomy in the second degree.

The charges stem from a report filed with the Lee County Sheriff's Office on June 1st. 

According to the report, a relative alleges he had inappropriate sexual contact with a child under the age of 15 between the months of January 2009 and May 2009.

Richards is being held in the Lee County Detention Facility on a $20,000.00 bond. 

Sodomy in the Second Degree is a Class C Felony.