POLICE CONSIDER MORE CHARGES IN SEX ABUSE CASE
Kerry Glenn Sides, 39, was charged with first-degree sexual abuse Wednesday and could facecharges for being in violation with the community notification act. Police are pursuing additionalcharges against Sides, a convicted sex offender who was arrested last week after being accused ofsexually abusing an 11 year old girl.
Sides was convicted of second degree rape as a result of a 1995 case in Cullman, where he wasaccused of having sex with a 15 year old. He registered with police in February 2001 when he movedto a house at 106 Kirkman Street in east Florence. However, he is prohibited from having anyjuvenile other than his own child stay at the residence. The girl he is accused of sexually abusingis the child of a woman staying at his house. He remains in the Florence-Lauderdale DetentionCenter with bail set at $25,000.