South Carolina Attorney General

Alan Wilson was elected South Carolina’s 51st Attorney General on November 2, 2010, re-elected to a second term on November 4, 2014, re-elected to a third term on November 6, 2018, and re-elected to a fourth term on November 8, 2022. Since being elected, Wilson has focused on keeping South Carolina’s families safe, defending their freedom, and protecting their futures.

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The South Carolina Attorney General serves as South Carolina’s Chief Prosecutor, Chief Legal Officer, and Chief Securities Officer.

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Feb 29, 2024

Spartanburg County Man Arrested on Criminal Sexual Conduct with a Minor and Related Charges

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Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of Joshua Tyler Holmes, 24, of Woodruff, S.C., on four charges connected to the sexual exploitation of a minor.

Feb 29, 2024

Charleston County Man Arrested on Child Sexual Abuse Material* Charges

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Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of Nelsen Michael Caspersen, 28, of Ladson, S.C., on 10 charges connected to the sexual exploitation of a minor.

Feb 28, 2024

Columbia Man Arrested on Criminal Solicitation of a Minor and Related Charges

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Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of Justin Thomas Steadman, 41, of Columbia, S.C., on seven charges connected to the sexual exploitation of a minor.

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