Lynchburg man known as “DJ Rant” charged with child pornography

Shawn Kearns

Shawn Kearns

From Lynchburg Police: The Lynchburg Police Department’s Forensics Unit received information from the Southern Virginia Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force regarding the online sharing of child pornography at a townhome in the 3600 block of Old Forest Rd. A search warrant was executed in the 3600 block of Old Forest Rd on August 17, 2016 that resulted in electronic evidence, including computers and cell phones, being seized from the townhome. Detectives with the Lynchburg Police Department’s Forensics Unit performed a digital forensic examination on evidence seized from the townhome. As a result of the collaborative investigation Shawn Kearns, aka “DJ Rant”, a 39 year old male of Lynchburg, VA was arrested by the Lynchburg Police Department on August 25, 2016 and charged with 10 counts of possession of child pornography. The Lynchburg Police Department is an affiliate member of the Southern Virginia Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

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