Sep 17, 2021

Horry County Man Arrested on Child Sexual Abuse Material* Charges

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South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of Jonathan B. Wilson, 25, of Myrtle Beach, S.C., on 10 charges connected to the sexual exploitation of minors.

Sep 16, 2021

Aiken Co. man pleads guilty to sex crimes against children

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An Aiken County man pleaded guilty Tuesday to sex crimes against children. Jacob Sturgell pleaded guilty to one count of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor Third Degree in Aiken County before the Honorable Judge Courtney Clyburn Pope.

Sep 16, 2021

Attorney General Alan Wilson joins 24-state coalition demanding President Biden drop vaccine mandate or risk legal action

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Attorney General Alan Wilson and 23 other attorneys general sent a letter to President Biden today, warning that litigation will follow the implementation of the proposed mandate on private sector employees to either get a COVID-19 shot, submit to weekly testing, or be fired.

Sep 15, 2021

Charleston man sentenced to 5 years in prison for soliciting a minor

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A Charleston man is going to prison for five years for soliciting what he thought was a minor. Today, Samuel Swim pleaded guilty to Criminal Solicitation of a Minor before the Honorable Deadra Jefferson in Charleston County.

Sep 14, 2021

Aiken County Man Arrested on Child Sexual Abuse Material* Charges

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South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of Jamal Rashad Justice, 41, of Aiken, S.C., on 10 charges connected to the sexual exploitation of minors. I

Sep 14, 2021

Aiken Co. man gets 20-year sentence for sex crimes against children

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An Aiken County man is going to prison for 20 years for sex crimes against children. Joshua Armentrout pleaded guilty today to one count of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor Second Degree and one count of Criminal Sexual Conduct with a Minor Third Degree in Aiken County before the Honorable Judge Courtney Clyburn Pope.

Sep 10, 2021

Lexington woman arrested for exploitation of vulnerable adult and fraud

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South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced that Karyn Howard, 46 years old, of Lexington, S.C. has been arrested for Exploitation of a Vulnerable Adult and Breach of Trust with fraudulent intent, value of $10,000 or more.

Sep 09, 2021

Laurens man sentenced to six years in prison for the sexual exploitation of minors

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Attorney General Alan Wilson announced that a Laurens man pleaded guilty Wednesday to sexual exploitation of a minor charges and was sentenced to six years in prison. Thomas Michael Jones pleaded guilty to one count of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor, 2nd degree and one count of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor, 3rd degree.

Sep 08, 2021

Attorney General Alan Wilson joined 15-state brief urging U.S. Supreme Court to allow Virginia church to define its religious beliefs

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Attorney General Alan Wilson joined a 15-state coalition led by Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron Friday in filing an amicus brief before the U.S. Supreme Court supporting the First Amendment right of a Virginia church to define who is a minister under its own religious doctrine. New Life in Christ Church is seeking Supreme Court review of a recent ruling by a Virginia state court that denied a tax exemption to the church’s parsonage based on the government’s interpretation of the church’s religious doctrine.