No bond reduction for Muscle Shoals children’s pastor

MUSCLE SHOALS (TAB) — Bond was not lowered during a Feb. 18 Colbert County court hearing for Jeffrey Dale Eddie, who is charged with 31 counts of second-degree sodomy, two counts of child pornography and three counts of sexual abuse of a child under the age of 12. Eddie served as children’s pastor and administrator for Highland Park Baptist Church, Muscle Shoals, before his arrest Feb. 4. After his court appearance he was returned to the Colbert County Jail where he is being held on a more than $1 million bond. The case will be brought before the Colbert County grand jury.

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