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Fourmile Kentucky man charged with use of electronic device to procure a minor for sex

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Steven Lankford - BCDC

Early Saturday morning March 12, 2022, at 1:07am a Fourmile man was booked into the Bell County Detention Center after turning himself in on a sexual offense.


According to the complaint warrant taken out by Middlesboro Officer Nick Capps. 29-year-old Steven Lankford is accused of unlawful use of electronic means to induce a 16-year-old female juvenile to engage in sexual or other prohibited activities as well as tampering with physical evidence.


Officer Capps states in the warrant that the incident took place on February 25, 2022.

Lankford was served the warrant at the detention center with assistance from Pineville Police Chief Brandon Hollingsworth and Assistant Chief Curtis Pingleton.


He is being held on a $250,000 cash bond.


Officer Capps thanks both Chief Hollingsworth and Asst. Chief Pingleton and the Pineville Police Department for their assistance with this case.


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