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Lawrence County sex offender arrested for soliciting minors

Published: Apr. 29, 2017 at 3:20 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 6, 2018 at 11:43 AM CDT
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(WAFF) - The Lawrence County Sheriff's Department arrested a convicted sex offender on Friday.

Matthew Thomas Haislip, 34, was taken into custody following a search of his residence in Saint Joseph, Tenn.

The warrant was the result of an investigation concerning Haislip soliciting minors for sexual acts.

He was arrested for solicitation of a minor and is currently being held in the Lawrence County Detention Center under a $20,000 bond.

Haislip will face additional charges for rule violations of the sex offender registry.

He has previously been charged with sex crimes in Wisconsin and Alabama.

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