Local woman arrested for child abuse

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CULLMAN – A local woman was arrested for child abuse yesterday at the Cullman County Courthouse. Darcy Lindsey, 31, of Cullman County was arrested and charged with torture, willful abuse of a child under the age of 18.

Lindsey has already made bond and has been released.

The Cullman County Sheriff's Office is not releasing any further information on this case.

Alabama law defines "torture, willful abuse of a child under 18" as follows:

Section 26-15-3
Torture, willful abuse, etc., of child under 18 years of age by responsible person.

A responsible person, as defined in Section 26-15-2, who shall torture, willfully abuse, cruelly beat, or otherwise willfully maltreat any child under the age of 18 years shall, on conviction, be guilty of a Class C felony.