Foley man facing several charges related to sex offender status


FOLEY, Alabama — A Foley man has been arrested on several charges related to his sex offender status in Alabama, according to a release issued Monday by the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office.

Bobby Ricks Bible, 57, of Foley, was arrested Oct. 3 on charges of requirement upon entering state to register; failure to register: absconding, two counts, prohibited residence location; four counts, certain persons forbidden to possess a pistol. According to the Baldwin County Corrections Facility website, Bible is in jail on an $80,000 bond.

According to Monday’s release, Bible was found to be non-compliant with Alabama’s sex offender registration and community notification act. Bible registered with the state of Alabama in 1999 but returned to Georgia in 2011. At some point Bible returned to Alabama but failed to register.

A search warrant was executed at his residence on County Road 65 in Foley. Several firearms, adult toys, fetish items and an anatomically correct sex doll the size of a juvenile female were seized.

Investigators are working with the Department of Human Resources to determine if additional crimes occurred while two juveniles were staying at Bible’s residence.

The Summerdale Police Department assisted with this investigation.

BCSO is asking for anyone with information about this suspect to call the Investigations Command: 251-972-8589 or Communications 251-937-0202.