North Alabama man held on $1.3 million bond on child sex crimes charges

By William Thornton

Mark Steven Goodwin II

Fort Payne police have arrested a man on multiple charges involving sexual abuse of a child.

According to court records, Mark Steven Goodwin II, 30, of Fort Payne, was arrested April 26.

He faces two counts of first degree rape, two counts of first degree sodomy, and two counts of sexual abuse of a child under the age of 12.

Investigators say the charges stem from incidents on March 31 and April 10.

Goodwin is being held in the DeKalb County Jail.