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Special Victims Unit Arrest

Published on April 8, 2021

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The Huntsville Police Department arrested a Huntsville man for five felony sex-related charges.

Daniel Sharp, 22, is accused of meeting a 13-year-old girl on an online dating app and using social media to engage in sexual activity. Sharp is accused of traveling to Morgan County and bringing the girl back to his Huntsville apartment where he had sexual contact and intercourse with the minor.

The Special Victims Unit (SVU) investigated the case and has charged Sharp with rape, sodomy, traveling to meet a child for an unlawful sex act, electronic solicitation of a child and transmitting obscene material to a child.

The Anti-Crime Team located Sharp at his apartment Thursday, April 8th and he was taken into custody without incident.  He was booked into the Madison County Jail on the above charges.

The Huntsville Police SVU investigators work at the National Children’s Advocacy Center where they investigated the case.

The investigation is ongoing and additional charges may be brought. Anyone with information on Sharp is asked to contact investigators at 256-213-4501.