Scotland County man arrested on child exploitation charges

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Deputies with the Scotland County Sheriff’s Office have arrested a man on multiple counts of child exploitation. 

According to a post on Facebook by the Sheriff’s Office, Theodore William Chavis faces two counts of second-degree child exploitation and one count of third-degree child exploitation. The charges are regarding the solicitation, receiving, and storage of child pornographic materials.

On Saturday investigators executed a search warrant at 1802 Anita Drive in Laurinburg after several complaints about alleged child exploitation. 

After searching the home investigators seized several electronic devices, media storage devices, and a number of firearms including assault rifles.

Chavis received a $250,000 bond and is scheduled to be in court on Monday. 

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