Bobby Joe Seales Wiki – Biography
The former head of the Shelby County Historical Society was arrested Thursday by the Alabaster Police Department on charges of child pornography.
Bobby Joe Seales was accused of possession and distribution of child pornography. He was taken to Shelby County Prison and released after sending out his $ 40,000 in bond.
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He Is 76 Year Old
Bobby Joe Seales Child Pornography Charges, Investigation
Former head of the Shelby County Historical Society was arrested on charges of child pornography.
According to the Alabaster Police Department, the Seales investigation started after a cyber tip was reported for improper online activity.
“We have organizations that monitor predatory behavior online and report them to the appropriate authorities,” said Alabaster Detective Randy Ray.
Seales is the former president and director of the Shelby County Historical Society in Columbiana. He retired on November 1, 2015.
He has also been honored by legislators in the past for his work in the county, and was elected to a national SAR position in 2019 as the National Association of Sons of the American Revolution Southern Territory Vice President.
Possession of Child Pornography is a class C offense and is subject to a prison sentence of up to 10 years. Spreading child pornography is a class B crime and faces up to 20 years in prison. Seales was booked and released after bailing on bonds totaling $ 40,000.
The case is still under investigation, and anyone with more information is asked to contact the Alabaster Criminal Investigation Division at 205-664-6850 or 205-663-7401.