77-year-old Alabama man charged with sexual abuse, human trafficking, investigators say

Published 10:28 am Wednesday, May 10, 2023

An elderly Alabama man was arrested this week and charged with human trafficking and sexual abuse of a child, among other charges, investigators said.

Limestone County Sheriff’s Deputies responded Monday to the 9000 Block of Snake Road in Athens, Alabama, on a report of a sexual assault.

Investigator Jesse Gibson responded and transported Chas Haun Stiles to the Limestone County Detention Facility, where he was interviewed by Investigator Gibson and Captain Caleb Durden.

As a result, probable cause was found to arrest Stiles.

Chas Haun Stiles, 77 of Athens, Alabama, has been charged with the following:

-Human Trafficking 1st degree. A class A felony.
-Sodomy 1st degree. A class A Felony.
-Sexual Abuse 1st degree. A class C felony.
-Enticing a Child for Immoral Purpose. A class C felony.

This investigation is ongoing, and more charges are possible.

A judge will determine the bond after an Aniah’s Law hearing.