Auburn man arrested on child sex charges

From: Auburn Police Division

The Auburn Police Division arrested Clarence H. Whatley, 44, of Auburn on a warrant charging him with Sodomy 1st Degree.

The arrest stems from a complaint received by police and the Department of Human Resources on December 27, 2011 in which Whatley is said to have had sexual contact with a child less than 12 years of age.

The incident allegedly occurred at an Auburn residence between October 1, 2011 and December 27, 2011.

Whatley was arrested without incident on South College Street and transported to the Lee County Detention Center where his bond was set at $25,000.