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Lee Co. mother arrested, charged with sexual abuse

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Sonya Rae Reese Lehman (Photo credit: Lee County Sheriff's Office) Sonya Rae Reese Lehman (Photo credit: Lee County Sheriff's Office)
PHENIX CITY, AL (WTVM) -

A 40-year-old Lee County mother faces numerous sex abuse charges after investigators discovered obscene videos in her home documenting the abuse.

On February 6 at approximately 4:30 p.m. Central, the Lee County Sheriff's Office arrested Sonya Rae Reese Lehman of Phenix City, Ala. on the following charges:

-One count of Sexual Abuse in the First Degree
-One count of Sodomy in the First Degree
-Nine counts of Possession of Obscene Matter of a Person under 17 Years of Age
-Nine counts of Production of Obscene Matter of a Child under 17 Years of Age

These charges stem from an investigation conducted by the Lee County Sheriff's Office after receiving a complaint alleging that Lehman was sexually abusing children. The investigation covers a time period dating back to August 2013. 

Lehman was arrested at her residence after the service of a search warrant by Lee County Sheriff's Investigators.

She was booked in at the Lee County Detention Center with bond set at $450,000. Lehman was released early Friday morning after posting a property bond.

This case remains under investigation and additional charges may result.  If you have any information about this case please contact Lee County Crime Stoppers at 1-888-7847.  

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