Norfolk Police Detective charged with soliciting a prostitute

Posted at 4:00 PM, Jul 18, 2014
and last updated 2014-07-18 16:38:20-04

A Norfolk Police Detective has been placed on administrative duty after being charged for soliciting a prostitute.

Norfolk Police confirm that 49-year-old Alan Lawson will remain on administrative duty pending the results of the internal investigation.

Court records show Lawson was charged with the misdemeanor on July 10th. He is scheduled to appear in court on August 11th.

His previous assignment was with the Investigative Services Bureau.