Florida Sexual Predator Charged With Sex Crime Against Atmore Teen

July 15, 2020

A convicted Florida sexual predator has been charged with a sex crime against a minor in Atmore.

Ernest Powell III, age 40, is charged with transmitting obscene material to a child by computer. He remained in the Escambia County Detention Center in Brewton bond set at a half million dollars.

According to the Atmore Police Department, the parents of a 15-year old girl reported Powell showed the girl sexaully explicit photos from a cellphone while she was working at a local business.

Powell was convicted in 2002 of sexual battery with a weapon or force in Escambia County.  He was released from a Florida prison in April 2018 after serving a 20 year sentence and required to register as a sexual predator.

Editor’s note: The “Inmate” watermark on the picture was placed by Escambia County (AL) Detention Center’s system.

Comments

3 Responses to “Florida Sexual Predator Charged With Sex Crime Against Atmore Teen”

  1. William Lingo on July 18th, 2020 1:35 pm

    When will the laws catch up with reality? These people can’t be fixed, castration wouldn’t work and I don’t believe that society will permit a lobotomy being performed on them, so lock’em up and throw away the key.

  2. aleisha ROBERTS on July 15th, 2020 5:06 pm

    Disgusting, they need to rid the rest of the town of this demons!! They are like rabid dogs that need to be shot!! Should have never been let into public!! keep up the good work Atmore PD!!

  3. Chris on July 15th, 2020 8:48 am

    So much for rehabilitation.





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