Alabama man booked with aggravated rape

John Shirley
John Shirley

An Alabama man is in custody for allegedly having sexual contact with a juvenile, police say.

Officers arrested John Shirley of Grand Bay, Alabama. He was arrested during a traffic stop in Mobile County and arrived in Lafourche Parish over the weekend after waiving his rights to fight extradition from Alabama.

Detectives obtained a warrant for Shirley's arrest on April 24, 2012, following an investigation wherein it was discovered Shirley had sexual contact with a juvenile on several occasions over the span of two to three years.

Shirley was transported to Lafourche Parish on May 6th and booked with Aggravated Rape. He is being held on $500,000.00 bond.