Officers: Alabama man used Snapchat to entice 11-year-old into sex act

Published 6:37 am Tuesday, January 19, 2021

An Alabama man faces charges after allegedly using Snapchat to entice an 11-year-old child into a sex act.

Darious Dontae Smith-Decatur, 26, was booked into the Lauderdale County jail with bond set at $50,000.

Smith is charged with electronic solicitation of a child for trying to convince the 11-year-old girl to sneak out of her house to meet him for a sex act.

Court records show Smith-Decatur sent four explicit pictures of himself to the child on Dec. 30. A warrant was issued Jan. 13.

Smith’s court date has not yet been set.