EDITOR’S NOTE: THIS IS A PHOTO TAKEN FROM FRANKLIN’S DRIVERS LICENCE, NOT HIS MUGSHOT.
Christopher Lee Franklin
Financial Exploitation of an Elderly Person 2nd Degree
Autauga County Sheriff’s Office
The Autauga County Sheriff’s Office has officially notified CrimeStoppers of the arrest of Financial Exploitation suspect Christopher Lee Franklin. He is no longer wanted by law enforcement.
Investigators advise that Franklin voluntarily turned himself over to Autauga County Sheriff Investigators on June 24, 2020 after seeing himself on a CrimeStoppers segment. No other details were released.
Autauga County Investigators advise that on May 5, 2020, Christopher Lee Franklin deceived an Autauga County family regarding work on their residence/property. Franklin negotiated with the family to conduct block work around the base of family’s residence. Mr. Franklin knowingly obtained by deception, control over money of the Autauga County family, and provided a general receipt with inaccurate personal information for the initial payment.
Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.