A trial is set for May 6 for a Daleville councilman facing sex and child pornography charges.
Marvin Len Wise is charged with child pornography, second-degree rape, second-degree sodomy, two counts of second-degree sexual abuse, and a charge of enticing a child for unlawful purposes. The alleged victim is a 15-year-old.
Dale County District Attorney Kirke Adams previously told the Dothan Eagle that police developed the child pornography case from images found on Wise’s phone.
Wise was indicted by a grand jury in March 2018. In April 2018, he entered a plea of not guilty.
Wise was appointed to the Daleville City Council in 2015 to fill a vacancy. He had sought a council position in 2012, but did not gain enough votes to win a seat on the five-member council, whose positions are selected at-large. He was re-elected in 2016 with the fifth-most votes.
Wise has lived in Daleville for more than 34 years and has worked for AFS for 32 years.
According to reports, Wise a past member of the Daleville Water Board and active member of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers.