Moncks Corner Man Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

(COLUMBIA, S.C.) – Oct. 10, 2019 – South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of Jon Daniel St. Jean, (age 43) of  Moncks Corner, SC, on five charges connected to the sexual exploitation of a minor. Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force investigators with the Attorney General’s Office made the arrest. Investigators with the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office, US Marshal’s Service and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), all also members of the state’s ICAC Task Force, assisted with this arrest.

 

Investigators received a CyberTipline report from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) which led them to St. Jean. Investigators state St. Jean distributed and possessed files of child pornography.  

 

St. Jean was arrested on October 9, 2019. He is charged with two counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, second degree (§16-15-405), a felony offense punishable by up to 10 years imprisonment on each count; and three counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, third degree (§16-15-410), a felony offense punishable by up to 10 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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