SAMSON, Ala. (WDHN) — A Samson man has been arrested after being indicted by a Geneva County grand jury on multiple charges including rape and sodomy.

Brian Keith Silas Sr., 51, of Samson, was arrested on Wednesday night after being indicted by a grand jury on charges of rape, sodomy, and sexual abuse of a child under 12, according to the Samson Police Department.

Police say Silas Sr. was a relative of the victim.

The crimes allegedly took place on Bay Street in Samson in December of 2021.

The Department of Human Resources, Child Advocacy Center, and other agencies are involved in the case.

Silas Sr. is currently in the Geneva County Jail with a combined bond of $300,000.

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