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PRINCETON -

A Mercer County man is in jail, charged with child porn.

Detective Cpl. S.A. Sommers, with the Mercer County sheriff's department, conducted a search in the Princeton area.   As a result, Charles Lawrence was arrested and charged with 15 counts of receiving and possessing material visually portraying a minor engaged in sexually explicit conduct.

Lawrence is in the Bluefield City jail awaiting arraignment.

The search warrant was a product of a combined investigative effort between the WV Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force and the Southern Virginia Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.