For Immediate Release
November 21, 2014
Man Arrested for Sexual Abuse
Sheriff Jimmy Harris states as follows:
Sheriff Jimmy Harris reports the arrest of Michael Wayne Hatley, 53 of Geraldine on charges of Sexual abuse of a child less than 12 after an incident on County Road 538 near Fyffe. Hatley was arrested after investigators conducted interviews following a call to a residence on County road 538. Hatley was transported to the DeKalb County Detention Center where he awaits bond.
Harris states “this case was reported quickly and we are glad to have an arrest and help the family in this matter. Department of Human Resources will work with our investigators and the District Attorney’s office as they continue to develop information. The child is safe with family and we will help them in every way in this case.”
Michael Wayne Hatley