Search warrant results in arrest of local sex offender

Mar 10, 2021

Shelby County Sheriff Kevin Windham reports the arrest of Robert Bradly Lindsey, 58, of Center.

On March 9, 2021, a team of sergeants with the Office of the Texas Attorney General Criminal Investigations Division Child Exploitation Unit served search warrants on Lindsey as a result of a report initiated by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. The investigation revealed Lindsey to be in possession of child pornography.

Lindsey is a registered sex offender with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office. During the course of the investigation, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office was able to identify violations on Lindsey’s registration and charged him with three violations.

Lindsey was booked into the Shelby County Jail on two charges of Child Pornography (F-3) and three charges of Failure to Comply with Sex Offender Registration Requirements with a Previous Conviction (F-2).

Lindsey was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Precinct 1 Donna Hughes and he is being held in the Shelby County Jail on bonds totaling $800,000.

The SCSO does not take lightly the severity of crimes against children. Tips and information regarding sex offenders are encourage to be reported. Currently Shelby County has approximately 115 sex offenders residing in our area. Questions and concerns regarding offenders can be directed to Leah Chase – SCSO Sex Offender Registrar by calling our office at 936.598.5601.

The SCSO would like to extend a sincere thanks to the OAG for allowing us to be a part of this investigation. Their diligence to this case resulted in removing a child predator from the streets.

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