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April 5, 2022

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Attorney General Steve Marshall Announces Indictment of Morgan County Man for Possession of Child Pornography

(MONTGOMERY) —Attorney General Steve Marshall announced the indictment of a Morgan County man on multiple charges of possession of child pornography. Nathan Lott, 41, of Hartselle, was served notice of the indictment on April 4, 2022, and was transported to the Morgan County Jail. Lott has not yet made bond.

Attorney General Marshall’s Criminal Trials Division presented evidence to a Morgan County grand jury, resulting in Lott’s indictment*, on March 2, 2022. Specifically, the indictment charges him with four counts of possession of obscene matter depicting a person under the age of 17. Bond was set at $60,000. The indictment was the result of cooperation between the Attorney General’s Office Investigations Division Cyber Crimes Unit, the Morgan County
Sheriff’s Office, and the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency.

No further information about the investigation may be released at this time.

If convicted, Lott faces a maximum penalty of up to 10 years imprisonment and a fine of up to $15,000 for each of the four counts of possession of obscene matter, which are class C felonies.

*An indictment is merely an accusation. The defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

The primary duty of the Attorney General is to serve as legal counsel to Alabama's state agencies, departments, and officers. Our office is prohibited by law from providing private citizens with legal advice, representation, or opinions (Code of Alabama, 1975, Title 36, Chapter 15). The Attorney General's Office does not handle any domestic cases (example: child support, child custody, divorce, etc.) or probate matters (real estate, wills, property disputes, etc.). To obtain an attorney or legal aid referral, you may contact the Alabama State Bar Lawyer Referral Service at or by calling 1-800-392-5660 .