According to Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver, Alford Eugene Henderson, 54, of Centre was arrested in Rome on Monday for violation of the Alabama Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act.

Henderson was convicted in 1994 for first degree sexual abuse.   During a routine check, Sheriff’s Office investigators learned Henderson was staying in Rome, Georgia, and not at the address reported on his sex offender registration card. 

Henderson remains in the Cherokee County Detention Center where he awaits bond.