A Lamar County man has been charged with possession of child pornography.
On Oct. 04, the Lamar County Sheriff’s Office, Paris Police Department, and Crimes Against Children Detectives conducted a multi-agency investigation in reference to child pornography.
The investigation originated out of a tip Lamar County Sheriff’s Office Investigators received on Oct. 02.
“A search warrant was obtained for a residence in Paris, to search and seize computers and electronic equipment used to store and view media,” said Lt. Smith, “at the time the search warrant was executed, the suspect, Gary Bruce Sewell was taken in to custody on an unrelated warrant for Violation of Parole.”
After further investigation, a warrant was issued for ‘Possession of Child Pornography’ on Oct. 07, 2019.
“The warrant was served on 61-year-old Sewell in the Lamar County Jail where he was being held for a Violation of Parole.”
A $100,000 bond was set for Sewell for the charge of Possession of Child Pornography.
The investigation is ongoing