NWGA Scanner | November 19th, 2022

Alabama man arrested after traveling to Floyd County to have sex with child

According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, FCPD Investigators continued to conduct proactive investigations to find child predators who use social media platforms to find children for sex. The Investigator reported, “While conducting proactive investigations to identify child predators, [I] began receiving messages from Michael Shane Hall, 48, of Hokes Bluff, Alabama. At the time, [I] was portraying a child under the age of 16 years old. The conversation was very sexual in nature with Hall sending multiple pictures and videos of himself masturbating. On October 31st, 2022, Hall traveled from his home in Alabama to meet who he believed to be a child to engage in sex acts. Hall was taken into custody and booked into the Floyd County Jail, charged with aggravated child molestation, sexual exploitation of a child, obscene internet contact with a child, use of a computer to seduce a child to commit a crime, electronically furnishing obscene materials to a child and sex trafficking.