Dorchester County Man Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

(COLUMBIA, S.C.) – Oct. 23, 2018 – South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of Jesse Scott Palmer, III (age 57) of  Summerville, SC, on 20 charges connected to the sexual exploitation of a minor.  Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force investigators with the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office made the arrest.


Investigators state Palmer possessed multiple files of child pornography.  


Palmer was arrested on October 18, 2018.  He is charged with twenty counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, third degree (§16-15-410), a felony offense punishable by up to ten years imprisonment on each count.


The case will be prosecuted by the Attorney General’s Office.


Attorney General Wilson stressed all defendants are presumed innocent unless and until they are proven guilty in a court of law.

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