MBI: Flora police officer arrested on child molestation charges

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JACKSON, MS – A Flora police officer had been arrested on child molestation charges.

According to Warren Strain with MBI, James Alderman, 58, was arrested on July 1, 2015 and charged with “two counts of gratification of lust.”

“We have developed information that indicates there may be other incidents that could lead to additional charges being filed against his suspect. Anyone with information that may be helpful in this case should contact MBI at 601-987-1530,” said MBI Director Lt. Col. Larry Waggoner.

Madison County Sheriff’s Department and the Madison County District Attorney’s Office are involved in the investigation, which is ongoing.

MBI says the suspect “is scheduled to make his initial court appearance at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, July 2nd.”

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