Convicted child molester sought, may be in Fresno area

Kenneth Lawson (California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation)

April 27, 2014 12:00:00 AM PDT
Authorities are searching for a convicted child molester who may be in the Fresno area.

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation says Kenneth Lawson is wanted by the Fresno Parole Unit for absconding. The CDCR website shows Lawson failed to participate in the GPS monitoring program and is currently at large.

A spokesperson released the following statement to Action News: "We take criminals removing GPS devices very seriously and have fugitive apprehension teams who aggressively track and arrest these convicts."