FOLEY, Ala. (AP) -- The Baldwin County Sheriff's Office is
investigating a sexual abuse case involving Foley Municipal Court
Magistrate Joseph Frederick Bischoff.
The 64-year-old Bischoff surrendered on Tuesday after being
accused of inappropriately touching a girl under the age of 16.
Bischoff has been charged with second degree sexual abuse. He
was released on $6,000 bond and resigned from his magistrate
WALA-TV reports authorities say the child was a family friend of Bischoff.