Former Wetumpka firefighter arrested on child sex charges
Wetumpka police say a former city firefighter has been arrested on child sex charges.
Police Chief Greg Benton told WAKA 8 that 31-year-old John Carter is charged with sexual abuse second degree, facilitating the travel of a child for sexual acts and transmitting obscene material to a child by a computer.
Benton said the child’s father filed a complaint with the police department, which ultimately led to Carter’s arrest.
Carter was arrested and placed in the Elmore County Jail under a $105,000 bond. He has since bonded out.
Benton said Carter is a former Wetumpka firefighter.