The Fairfield Police Department reports that an investigation is complete and a man has been charged with sexual exploitation of a minor. On Monday, 29-year-old Brian Robert Hawthorne was arrested and charged with the aggravated misdemeanor. Several months ago, the Fairfield Police Department was contacted by the task force ICAC, Internet Crimes Against Children, who investigates crimes against minors perpetrated over the internet. On March 3rd, an ICAC investigator contacted the FPD about the ongoing investigation regarding the Jefferson County resident.
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The FPD, ICAC, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, Dewitt Police Department, and the Jefferson County Attorney’s Office assisted with the investigation.