A man wanted in Memphis on 21 sex charges was arrested in Chattanooga Thursday.

The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office said the FBI Field Office in Memphis and the Memphis Police Department asked for help arresting Lawann Demetrius Scott.

With the help of the Chattanooga Police Department Fugitive Division and the United States Marshall Service, the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team arrested Scott in the 3500 block of Dayton Boulevard.

Scott's charges include:

  • Especially Aggravated Sexual Exploitation of a Minor
  • Aggravated Sexual Exploitation of a Minor (7 counts)
  • Soliciting Sexual Exploitation of a Minor by Electronic Means (10 counts)
  • Statutory Rape by Authority Figure
  • Aggravated Statutory Rape
  • Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Child

Scott is being held at the Hamilton County Jail waiting to be transported to the Shelby County Jail in Memphis.