Rape, sodomy arrest

A Fort Payne man being called a “sexual predator” by police is facing a number of very serious charges. 23-year-old Pablo Pedro Gomez was arrested last Wednesday, one day after a complaint was filed with a school resource officer about a man having illegal sexual activity with underage girls. Fort Payne police say Gomez is charged with six counts of first-degree rape, nine counts of sodomy and one coutn of sexual abuse of a child under the age of 12. The allegations involve two girls, whose ages were not released.