Man wanted for numerous child sex crime charges arrested in Hamilton County

Image: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office, MGN

The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office (HCSO) assisted in the capture of a wanted fugitive facing more than a dozen charges related to child sex crimes. The HCSO says the crimes happened in Memphis.

On Thursday, HCSO, U.S. Marshals, and Chattanooga Police arrested Lawann Demetrius Scott in the 3500 block of Dayton Boulevard.

He's now facing these charges:

Especially Aggravated Sexual Exploitation of a Minor,

(7) Counts of Aggravated Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

(10) Counts of Soliciting Sexual Exploitation of a Minor by Electronic Means

Statutory Rape by Authority Figure

Aggravated Statutory Rape

Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Child

Scott is currently being held at the Hamilton County Jail and is awaiting transport to Shelby County Jail in Memphis.


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