Saraland man arrested and charged on several sex crimes

Court documents reveal what allegedly happened
Published: Jan. 25, 2023 at 6:22 PM CST|Updated: Jan. 27, 2023 at 8:27 PM CST
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UPDATED Jan. 27, 2023: A judge on Friday ordered no bond for William Tindle on several charges, with the exception of the first-degree rape and producing child pornography charges. Both of those carry a total of a $100,000 bond.

Tindle was ordered to have no contact with the victims or anyone under the age of 18.

He faces five sex crime charges including two counts of first-degree sexual abuse.


UPDATED Jan. 26: 2023: FOX 10 News uncovered court documents Thursday alleging the disturbing crimes William Tindle is accused of and charged with.

The details are very graphic.

According to court documents, Tindle was involved in inappropriate behavior with two minors he knows.

The court documents go on to say, one of the pornography charges involves one of the alleged victims.

Tindle is scheduled for a bond hearing Friday.



SARALAND, Ala. (WALA) - William Tindle, 70, of Saraland has been arrested and charged with five sex crimes, according to jail records.

Tindle is facing first-degree rape, pornography involving a minor, pornography with intent to distribute, and two counts of first-degree sexual abuse.

FOX10 News reached out to Saraland PD to gather more information on the case, but they would not provide any information due to the “sensitive nature of the case”.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.


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