New charge filed against official charged with sex crimes


DALEVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say they’ve filed a new charge against a south Alabama city council member charged with sex crimes last month.

Daleville City Council member Marvin Len Wise was arrested Monday on a charge of possessing child pornography.

Marvin Wise (Courtesy: City of Daleville, Ala website)

District Attorney Kirke Adams tells the Dothan Eagle the charge is related to images found on Wise’s cellphone.

Wise was arrested last month on second-degree counts of rape, sodomy and sexual abuse. The 61-year-old man was also charged with enticing a child for unlawful purposes.

A lawyer for Wise says he hasn’t seen the new charge and declined comment Tuesday.

A hearing is scheduled for Dec. 7.

Wise was appointed to the Daleville City Council in 2015, and he was elected to the position last year.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s