On August 17th, 2022, Lee County Sheriff's Investigators received a report regarding Sean Russell Burkey (39) of Smiths Station possibly producing child pornography. A search warrant for Burkeys residence was conducted where multiple electronic devices including cell phones and computers were recovered. Multiple photos depicting children under the age of 18 were located on the devices.
On September 20th, 2022, Burkey was arrested and charged with:
15 counts of Production of Child Pornography and
28 counts of Possession of Child Pornography.
Burkey is being held in the Lee County Jail on a $650,000.00 bond.
Anyone with information regarding the case is asked to contact the Lee County Sheriffs' Office at 334-749-5651 or Central Alabama Crime Stoppers at 334-215-STOP (7867)