On October 28, 2022, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division received a report of child sexual abuse.
Following an investigation, charges were sought against Howard Thomas Adams for three counts felony indecent liberties with a child and two counts misdemeanor sexual battery, to which the magistrate found probable cause and issued the warrant.
On December 20, 2022, the Criminal Apprehension Team located and arrested Adams. He was transported to the Randolph County Detention Center where he was served the warrant. He was issued a $25,000 secured bond and a first appearance was set for December 21, 2022, in Randolph County District Court.
Names of Defendant:
Howard Thomas Adams