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Calabash man arrested on multiple child pornography charges

Benjamin Batten Lindsey of Bennett Trail, Calabash, has been arrested on multiple child pornography charges. (Port City Daily photo/COURTESY BRUNSWICK COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE)
Benjamin Batten Lindsey of Bennett Trail, Calabash, has been arrested on multiple child pornography charges. (Port City Daily photo/COURTESY BRUNSWICK COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE)

BRUNSWICK COUNTY — Investigators with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Unit have arrested a Calabash man on child pornography charges.

According to the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office, 19-year-old Benjamin Batten Lindsey of Bennett Trail, Calabash, has been charged with two counts of second degree exploitation of a minor and two counts of third degree exploitation of a minor.

Investigators conducted a search warrant of his residence where multiple computers and cell phones were seized. He was booked into the Brunswick County Detention Facility where he remains under a $500,000 bond.

The investigation remains ongoing.

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