South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of Larry L. Speaks Jr. (DOB: 1988) of Green Pond, South Carolina, on one (1) charge connected to the sexual solicitation of a minor. The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office, a member of the state’s Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force, made the arrest.
Investigators state that Speaks solicited sex from a minor through social media and sent sexually explicit photos.
Speaks was arrested on November 5, 2015. He is charged with one (1) count of Criminal Solicitation of a Minor (§16-15-342), a felony offense punishable by up to 10 years. Bond was set at $25,000.
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.