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October 31, 2013

Marion man charged with child abuse in Ala.

MERIDIAN — From staff reports

    A Marion resident was arrested at his home Tuesday morning by agents with the U.S. Marshals Task Force and transported to Tuscaloosa, Ala., where he was charged with sexual abuse of a child

    Laquincy Quanard Evans, 30, is charged with two counts of sodomy, first degree, and one count of sexual abuse of a child less than 12 for offenses that allegedly occurred in Tuscaloosa, according to a Tuscaloosa Police Department press release.

    "The victim was 5 years old at the time of the incident," the press release states.

    Evans bond was set at $150,000.

    Tuscaloosa Police Department investigators were contacted by the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office last mont about a possible sexual assault, according to the press release.

    Investigators "conducted an investigation and found probably cause to arrest the suspect," the press release states.

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