AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. (WJBF) – South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of 27-year-old Johnathan Mackie Bryant of Warrenville, S.C.
Bryant was wanted on seven charges connected to the Attempted Sexual Exploitation of a Minor.
Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force investigators with the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department made the arrest.
Investigators state Bryant solicited a person he believed to be a minor for sex and sent sexually explicit images to a person he believed to be a minor.
Bryant was arrested on September 5, 2023.
He is charged with:
- four counts of criminal solicitation of a minor, a felony offense punishable by up to 10 years imprisonment on each count;
- three counts of attempted dissemination of obscene material to a person under age eighteen, a felony offense punishable by up to 10 years imprisonment on each count.
This case will be prosecuted by the Attorney General’s Office.