Huntsville defense contractor, Grady Gaston, arrested for sex crimes

Huntsville defense contractor, Grady Gaston, arrested for sex crimes
Grady Paul Gaston III (Source: Limestone County Sheriff's Office)

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - In August of 2020, new details in a sex case were revealed in court involving a Huntsville defense contractor, Grady Gaston. Today, Madison County Investigators arrested Gaston on a 75 count indictment involving multiple sex crimes.

Officials with the Madison County Sheriff’s Office said the Limestone county Sheriff’s Office requested assistance regarding the search for Gaston. He was wanted on an indictment involving Human Trafficking, Rape in the first degree, Bribing a Witness, Possession of Pornographic Material, and Possession of a Controlled Substance.

Madison County Sheriff’s investigators along with the Street Crimes Unit were able to locate Gaston at a residence on Trailway Road in Huntsville on January 7th and placed him under arrest without incident.

Officials with Madison County Sheriff’s Office said they are highly committed to protecting people from those who create, possess or distribute child pornography.

Read the full statement from Sheriff Kevin Turner:

“These individuals are truly the worst of the worst in society. I can promise you, we will not stop targeting human trafficking until we put a stop to this despicable trade in Madison County as well as surrounding counties around our state. While I am the Sheriff, my department will strive to protect our citizens, especially those that need us most, our children”.

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