According to Sheriff Jody Dotson, 3 of the 6 sex offenders that had warrants issued last week have been arrested. Dotson stated that after the original article was posted to the public, tips and phone calls started coming into the Lawrence County Dispatch Center and “tips” email.

Investigators arrested Charles Meeker after a tip was received Friday just hours after the information was put out. Meeker is currently in the Lawrence County Jail awaiting a bond hearing and court date.

On Monday, Dennis Mullin surrendered to deputies after hearing he was wanted, Mullin was placed in the Lawrence County Jail and is currently awaiting a bond hearing and court date.

Also on Monday, officials received a tip stating that Michael Cowart was in the Rockford Illinois area, the Sheriff’s Department notified authorities in Rockford. Contact was made, the suspect was arrested and is currently in the custody of Rockford authorities awaiting an extradition hearing, one the hearing is held Lawrence County Deputies will travel to Illinois and return with the subject. Cowart will then face a bond hearing and be given a court date.

Sheriff Dotson wishes to “Thank” the public for their support and information received in this matter.

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If you have tips on any of the remaining 3 offenders, call 870-886-2525 or .