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Helena woman, 34, charged with 2nd-degree sodomy

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Amanda Crews Gaskins (Shelby County Sheriff's Office) Amanda Crews Gaskins (Shelby County Sheriff's Office)

A Helena woman was arrested Monday for allegedly having sex with a minor.

According to Shelby County Jail records, 34-year-old Amanda Crews Gaskins was booked on one count of second-degree sodomy, a Class B felony in Alabama. She has since been released on a $30,000 bond.

Gaskins' arraignment has been scheduled for Nov. 4.

According to her Facebook profile, Gaskins is married and has four children.

Details surrounding the case were not immediately made available. ABC 33/40 will continue to follow this story and provide updates as more information is released.

State law on sodomy:

Section 13A-6-64. Sodomy in the second degree

(a) A person commits the crime of sodomy in the second degree if:

(1) He, being 16 years old or older, engages in deviate sexual intercourse with another person less than 16 and more than 12 years old.

(2) He engages in deviate sexual intercourse with a person who is incapable of consent by reason of being mentally defective.

(b) Sodomy in the second degree is a Class B felony.

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