Jun 01, 2020
June 2020 – A Canadian truck driver has been arrested after allegedly soliciting a Greene County minor, according to law enforcement officers.
Patrick Adam Lawrence, 61, was arrested June 5 in an operation by the Greene County Sheriff’s Office Internet Crimes Against Children unit.
Lawrence connected with what he thought was a 14-year-old child in Greene County through an online application; the person was actually a law enforcement officer, according to a news release.
Lawrence continued the contact over the course of a month as he was traveling around the U.S. driving a tractor-trailer. He was arrested in Buffalo, New York, on June 5 as he was preparing to cross back into Canada.