Lexington Man Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

Columbia, SC (WLTX) South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson says 39 year old Lawrence Daniel Jeffcoat, Jr.  of Lexington has been arrested on 13 charges connected to sexual exploitation of minors. The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department, a member of the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force, made the arrest.

Investigators state that Jeffcoat was involved in distributing child pornography via a file sharing network.

Jeffcoat was arrested on Aug. 30, 2016. He is charged with charged with six 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 seven counts 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.

 


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