The Alexander County Sheriffs Office released the following information this morning :
On Friday, July 22, 2016, Bobby Gene Huffman Jr, age 60 of Taylorsville, was and taken into custody and charged on 3 counts of 2nd Degree Exploitation of a Minor. This investigation stems from a tip provided by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, who notified the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office on Friday, July 22nd. The incident dates range from February 2015 through June 2015. A search warrant was issued by a Superior Court Judge on July 22, 2016 for Huffman’s residence located in the Bethlehem Community of Alexander County. According to Sheriff Chris Bowman among items seized included computers.
Huffman was taken before a magistrate where he was given a $12,000 secured bond and a first appearance date of July 25, 2016. This morning eleven more warrants were issued for Huffman for 2nd Degree Exploitation of a Minor. The process of serving the additional warrants is underway at this hour. When the additional warrants are served it is anticipated the bond will be increased.