Police charge man wanted for sexual harassment with 17 crimes

Published 2:09 pm Thursday, July 20, 2017

The Andalusia Police Department has added 17 felony and four misdemeanor charges to violation of probating charges against a man sought for sexual harassment.

Demario Odarrious White, 26, of Andalusia, has been charged with nine counts of unlawful breaking and entering a vehicle; five counts of theft of property 3rd degree’ 4 counts of theft of property 4th degree’ and one count of 1st degree sexual abuse.

Officers began looking for him after several young women reported being approached by a black male and being sexually harassed by him. The victims stated the man would approach them and ask for a cigarette. During the encounter the suspect would sexually harass them, according to a press release from the Andalusia Police Department.

Officers picked him up for violation of probation Wednesday afternoon shortly after having released a statement that they were searching for him.

Bond has been set at $182,000.