Shelby County man arrested on sodomy charges (Update)


Jason Hankins, 32, of Hoover, was arrested Wednesday night in Jefferson County on six additonal charges in connection with an ongoing sexual molestation investigation. Click here to read more.

Deputies with the Shelby County Sheriff's office have arrested a 32-year-old man and charged him with sodomy.

On December 6, 2013, deputies were called to a house in Westover, Alabama to take a report of sexual abuse of a minor child. Investigators were assigned to the case. On December 13, Jason Hankins of Hoover was arrested at the Shelby County Sheriff's office.

He has been charged with one count of production of obscene matter containing visual depiction of person under 17 years of age involved in an obscene act with a $60,000 bond, one count of sodomy first-degree with a $60,000 bond and one count of material harmful to minors-distribution with a $3,000 bond.

He has made bond and is no longer being held.