Press Release from Fort Payne Police Department:
On June 12, Paul Larue Edwards, age 51 of Fort Payne, was arrested by investigators with the Fort Payne Police Department on Felony Charges of Sexual Abuse of a Child Less Than 12 Years Old. This charge is a Class B Felony. This investigation is ongoing with the possibility of more charges pending. Mr. Edwards was transported to the Fort Payne Police Department where he was processed then transferred to the Dekalb County Detention Center with a $15,000 bond.