Sex offender wanted by Lowndes SO turns self in

Published 4:17 pm Thursday, February 8, 2018

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Tyrone Lawson

Tyrone Lawson


By Fred Guarino

The Lowndes Signal

A convicted sex offender the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office had felony warrants on and was   seeking help from the public to located has turned himself in.

The Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office officially notified CrimeStoppers that Tyrone Lawson III is in custody. And according to CrimeStoppers, Lawson turned himself  in at the John Hulett Detention Facility  at approximately 9:30 a.m. Friday, Feb, 9.  

Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Jeremy A. Marvin identified the wanted man on Thursday, Feb. 8 as Tyrone Baston Lawson III, age 25.

“We are unable to locate him at his residence, nor can make contact any other way that was provided by him,” Marvin said on Feb. 8. And he said Lawson was wanted for failing to register with local law enforcement, failing to comply with identification requirements and failing to update required registration information.

Marvin also said Lawson was convicted of second degree rape of a 14-year-old female juvenile.

Nothing further is available at this time.