Lynchburg man arrested for sharing child pornography online

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LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ7) A Lynchburg man was arrested Thursday for sharing child pornography online according to the Lynchburg Police Department.

Shawn Kearns, 39, was charged with 10 counts of possession of child pornography. He's known as "DJ Rant" online.

Lynchburg Police’s Forensics Unit executed a search warrant Aug. 17 in Kearns’ home in the 3600 block of Old Forest Road. Computers and cell phones were seized. Detectives performed a digital forensic examination on the evidence which led to Kearns’ arrest.

The Southern Virginia Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force provided the Lynchburg Police Department with this information.