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Opp man arrested for sexual abuse

According to Chief Police Kevin Chance, on October 20, the Opp Police Department Criminal Investigation Division received a complaint of sodomy involving a child under the age of 12.  The child was sent to the Covington County Child Advocacy Center to be interviewed and examined.

On October 26 the suspect was interviewed and admitted to the allegations.  Henry Stanley Hatcher,  a 41-year old of Opp,  was arrested and charged by Opp PD criminal investigators with two counts of Sodomy 1st, which is a class A felony.

Hatcher’s bond is $150,000 for each count, a total of $300,000.

This investigation is still on-going.

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