Juvenile exploited on Facebook, TPD says

Shamari Burton, 17, charged
May. 30, 2013 @ 12:18 PM

A Thomasville man was charged May 29 after detectives with the Thomasville Police Department received a community tip that inappropriate pictures of a female juvenile had been posted on Facebook.

Detectives  identified the 15-year-old girl and the owner of the Facebook account.

Shamari Burton, 17, of Pineywood Street was charged with four counts of second degree sexual exploitation of a minor. 

Detectives executed a search warrant at Burton’s residence where computers and other electronics were seized. Burton was arrested during the execution of the search warrant. 

He was taken before a magistrate where he received a $20,000 secured bond and was placed in the Davidson County Jail. His court date is June 5.