Search warrant leads to arrest

Dec 20, 2021

Sheriff Kevin W. Windham reports that on Monday, December 13, 2021, investigators with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at a residence on Hwy 96 S in Center. As a result of the search warrant, SCSO investigators arrested Bobby Halbert, 70, of Center. Halbert was booked into the Shelby County jail on two counts of Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child (F-1); two counts of Possession of Child Pornography (F-3); and two counts of Indecency with a child by exposure (F-3). Halbert was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Pct. 1 Donna Hughes and is currently being housed on bonds totaling $4.5 million. This is an ongoing investigation. No further information will be released at this time.

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