Sheriff Sid Lockhart announced on Wednesday, September 21st, that Investigators with the Chambers County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division executed a search warrant on electronics recovered from the 1100 block of County Road 189 in Valley AL on September 8th, 2022. A review of the digital content obtained from the search warrants revealed multiple sexually explicit images and videos depicting minors.
Pursuant to this investigation, 45-year-old Paul Edward Strong was arrested and charged with 35 counts of possession of obscene matter containing visual depictions of persons under 17 years of age. CCSO Investigators along with Military Police CID and ALEA agents arrested Mr. Strong at Ft McClellan AL, where he is employed as a DOD contractor. Mr. Strong was arrested without incident on September 20, 2022, and subsequently turned over to the Chambers County Jail.