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AG Marshall Puts Montgomery Man Behind Bars for Child Sex Crimes

(Montgomery)- In a news release today, Attorney General Steve Marshall announced the arrest of a 33-year-old Montgomery man for child sex crimes. Deggi Young Hardwick was arrested after the Attorney General’s office presented evidence before a Grand Jury on July 28, resulting in his indictment.

Hardwick has been charged with electronic solicitation of a child, second degree sexual abuse, and production of obscene matter. The victim is a young child between 12 and 16 years old.

Hardwick was arrested Tuesday morning by agents with the U.S. Marshall’s Fugitive Task Force. He is being held on a $60,000 bond. If convicted, Hardwick could face nearly 30 years in prison. The Attorney General’s office has not released any more information related to the investigation or Hardwick’s crimes at this time.

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