On Friday (August 29) Joseph Lawson, 25 years old of Richmond, was arrested for two counts of felony child endangerment subsequent to an investigation completed by the Ashland Police Department.
The investigation, initiated through information provided by the public and conducted with the assistance of Hanover County Child Protective Services and The Child Advocacy Center in Richmond, concluded that Lawson assaulted a 3 year old child over a several month period beginning in April of 2014.
Lawson is currently being held at the Pamunkey Regional Jail.
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