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Alabama state trooper arrested on child sex charges

Alabama state trooper

 

An Alabama state trooper has been arrested for sexually abusing a child.

Christopher Bauer, 41, is on leave while Montgomery police begin an investigation after charging him with sexual abuse of a child younger than 12, sodomy and other sex-related offenses.

Bauer was being held in the Montgomery County Jail with bail set at $105,000, and it is not known if he has an attorney.

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency said Bauer was put on leave after the investigation began.

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