10/11/2013 12:53 PM
by Nadine Grimley
PRINCETON - A Mercer County man faced child pornography charges after police found explicit images at a residence.
Charles Lawrence, of Princeton, was charged with 15 counts of receiving and possessing material visually portraying a minor engaged in sexually explicit conduct.
Sheriff Don Meadows said that Lawrence was arrested Thursday Cpl. Steven Sommers following an investigation by the West Virginia and Southern Virginia Internet Crimes Against Children Task Forces. Lawrence was placed in the Bluefield City Jail until his arraignment.
Officials continue to investigate.