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PALMETTO, Ga. – Police arrested a Palmetto man because they say he gave a 15-year-old girl drugs in exchange for sex.

The Palmetto Police Department arrested Carl Lingham Jr. after they received a tip that he supplied the girl with cocaine, marijuana and “molly”. Investigators say they found several prescription medications in Lingham’s home. He is now being held without bond at the Fulton County Jail.7771057_G

Police say Lingham, a convicted felon, had a large amount of marijuana, powder cocaine, crack cocaine, and methamphetamine as well as a firearm when he was arrested at a Union City hotel.

Lingham faces a half dozen charges include statutory rape, child molestation and drug possession, according to authorities.

According to Palmetto Police, an investigation was already underway involving Lingham prior to the sexual assault accusations. Police say Lingham was under surveillance following suspected drug activity there.

Investigations believe there may be more than one victim. If anyone has any further information on this case or on Lingham, they are asked to call the Palmetto Police Department at 770-463-9068.

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