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Teen to be tried as adult

Allen Jack Cofield of East Brewton was recently arrested.

Cofield, 16, was brought up on charges on Jan. 10, alleging he committed sodomy in the 1st degree against an 8-month-old girl.

Because of the Class A felony, Cofield will be tried as an adult and could potentially face life without parole.

Appearing in court last Tues. afternoon, Cofield was given a bond of $500,000. Currently, Cofield is in custody and the investigation is still underway.

Allen Jack Cofield