March 1, 2017

Monroe man gets long sentence for child molestation


STROUDSBURG – A Cresco man who admitted sexually molesting a six-year-old girl and forcing the girl’s brother to watch the attack, could spend up to 15 years in prison.   Brigham Lawless, 45, was sentenced in Monroe County Court to 15 to 30 years in prison on Tuesday. 

The incident happened in 2015.  The young girl told her mother about it early in 2016. 

Lawless was initially charged with several crimes, including rape of a child.  He will be required to register as a sex offender for life. 

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