Sodomy Arrest

A Slocomb man has been arrested for sodomizing a child.

Twenty-one-year-old Dewayne William Bateman is charged with one count of first-degree sodomy.

Bateman is in the Geneva County Jail on $25,000 bond.

The Slocomb Police Department along with the Department of Human Resources are investigating the case. The victim is a five-year-old child.