WAXAHACHIE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A Waxahachie man has been arrested for allegedly possessing more than 100 images of “children involved in deviate sexual acts” the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday, March 10.
Jeremy Michael Lawson is in the Ellis County Jail held on $500,000 bond.READ MORE: 'I'm Afraid We're Going To See A Surge Of Violence' Says Texas Criminologist Following Recent Mass Shootings
In late January, Ellis County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations received information related to child pornography.
The Sheriff’s Office said the information noted a specific Internet Protocol (IP) address had uploaded and downloaded videos and images of the children.READ MORE: Texas Grand Jury To Consider Charges In Shooting Death Of Protester Garrett Foster Last Summer
The images and videos were sent and received through a social media platform.
Sheriff Investigators along with Special Agents with the Texas Department of Public Safety and Homeland Security executed a Search Warrant in the 10000 block of Baucum Road in Waxahachie.
That’s where they said more than 100 images of child pornography were discovered on electronic devices found within the home.MORE NEWS: As Pandemic Restrictions Ease, Child Abuse Reports Rise In North Texas