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Former Jacksonville pastor sentenced for child molestation

10:42 AM, Jun 19, 2013   |    comments
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A former pastor at Christ's Church on Greenland Road pleaded guilty to three counts of lewd and lascivious molestation on a victim older than 12 but younger than 16.

Lawson was arrested at the church on Jan. 2, according to an arrest report from the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

The report said police received information Dec. 19, 2012, which stated Lawson engaged in sexual activity with a 15-year-old.

Lawson was sentenced to serve three years in the Florida Department of Corrections on Wednesday, June 19. He also received five years probation and will be registered as a sex offender.

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