Lawrence County Sheriff's Office Lawrence County Sheriff's Office Lawrence County Sheriff's Office
Home History of the Sheriff's Office Press Releases Sex Offenders Most Wanted Contact Us
Sign Up For Alerts
Bailiff Division
Detective Division
Emergency Management
Frequently Asked Questions
Jail Division
Inmate Roster
Patrol Division
Reserve Division
Victim's Advocate
Crime Tip HOTline 888-635-TIPS (8477) or submit via email

(417) 466-2131
(24 hours)

Crimestopper Hotline:
(888) 635-TIPS (8477)


240 North Main, Suite 10
Mt. Vernon, MO 65712

Administrative Office Hours:  M-F 8am - 4pm

Deputies make arrest in child pornography case

Christopher L. Modglin



On 07/20/2011 deputies arrested Christopher L. Modglin of Stotts City on seven counts of sexual exploitation of a child.  The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office received information that Modglin may be in possession of child pornography at his residence along with other related items.

The Sheriff's Office served a search warrant at the location and recovered over a half dozen computers along with numerous videos at the residence.  That may contain more evidence of the crimes.

More charges are expected to be filed and due to the nature of the incidents, it may be forward to federal authorities for additional charges.

     Lawrence County Sheriff's Office | © 2014
     Lawrence County, Missouri