May 15, 2021

Convicted sex offender facing new charges

(Franklin, GA) — A convicted sex offender is again facing several sexual abuse charges against a child in Heard County.

Tony Lamar Lewis, Sr.

47-year-old Tony Lamar Lewis, Sr. oFranklin was arrested on November 29, 2017 and charged with Aggravated Sodomy (2 cts), Aggravated Child Molestation (2 cts) and Cruelty to Children (2 cts).

According to a report by lead Heard County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Sgt. Dan Boswell, the new accusations stem from encounters with a preadolescent female between 2011 and 2014.

According to the HCSO website, Lewis was also convicted of Child Molestation in October of 1998. He was released from prison on that charge in December of 2001.


  1. The death sentence would fix this problem and prevent a lot of future child sex assaults from taking place as well.

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