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Anonymous tip leads to capture of man wanted on child pornography charges in Lincoln
Police say 28-year-old Sean Douglas Lawson is wanted for "Possession of Child Pornography, two counts of Sexual Abuse 2nd Degree, and three counts of Distribution of Material Harmful to Minor" in Lincoln, Alabama (Crime Stoppers/Lincoln Police Department)

UPDATE: Officials announced the arrest of Sean Douglas Lawson on Friday afternoon after receiving an anonymous tip of his location.

Lawson was arrested on Friday, March 25, 2022 by members of the St. Clair Sheriff’s Department and the Lincoln Police Department. Sean Lawson was located in the 300 block of Eden Acres Lane in Eden, Alabama after receiving an anonymous tip. He was arrested and transported to the Talladega County Jail without incident.

The tipster has been notified of the arrest and will be paid a reward through CrimeStoppers for information that led to the arrest of Lawson.

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The Lincoln Police Department was searching for a man wanted for possession of child pornography.

Police said 28-year-old Sean Douglas Lawson is accused of committing the offenses during October 2021 to November 2021 in Eastaboga, Alabama.

Lawson's charges include, "Possession of Child Pornography, two counts of Sexual Abuse 2nd Degree, and three counts of Distribution of Material Harmful to Minor." 



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