Lake James Man Arrested For Child Solicitation
Friday, February 28, 2020

Shawn Allen Ring, Jr., age 22 from Lake James was arrested last year for battery on a 1-year-old and a pregnant woman and will now face charges that include child solicitation.

A warrant was issued for Ring’s arrest after a short interview with Steuben County Sheriff's Detectives back on January 21st, in which Ring asked for an attorney, according to court reports. Ring was arrested on Wednesday and arraigned Thursday afternoon.

A pretrial conference was set for June 15th in Steuben County Circuit Court. Ring Jr., was charged with Level 5 felony child solicitation and Level 6 felony charges of possession of child pornography and dissemination of matter harmful to minors.


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