Bay Minette man arrested on sodomy charge

Published 9:45 am Monday, November 28, 2022

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A Bay Minette man was arrested on a sodomy charge Nov. 26, according to the Atmore Police Department.


Public Information Officer Sgt. Darrell McMann said in a release that Vinson McReynolds, 64, of Bay Minette, was arrested and charged with sodomy II.

The arrest stemmed after APD officers responded to Cool Creek Lane on Nov. 26 at approximately 6:45 p.m. in reference to an alleged sexual assault of a minor under the age of 16.

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McMann said when officers arrived on scene, they contacted an adult family member of the victim.

“The family member was preventing the suspect, Vinson McReynolds, 64, of Bay Minette, from leaving the scene,” McMann said.

McMann said the officers detained McReynolds and contacted the on-call investigator.

McReynolds was later transported to the Escambia County Detention Center in Brewton.