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APD Corporal facing child molestation out on bond

October 26, 2006

Albany-  An Albany Police Corporal is out of jail on bond after being indicted Wednesday on charges of child molestation.  Forty-three year old Corporal Benny Tatum turned himself in to authorities Wednesday night.

He was released on a $20,000 bond. Tatum was also charged with sexual battery for trying to kiss and get a 15 year old female relative to touch him inappropriately in August of last year.

Tatum is a seven year veteran of the Albany Police force and previously worked for the drug unit. He has been suspended without pay.

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