Former Jefferson County teacher indicted by grand jury for sex crimes

Joseph Allan Farmer

A Jefferson County grand jury indicted a former teacher on sex crime charges.

Joseph Allan Farmer was indicted for sexual abuse, sodomy, and for having sexual contact with a student.

Farmer is from Fort Payne but taught at Pinson Valley High School at the time of his arrest in 2017.

He remains free on bond. No new court date has been set.

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