Colleton County man arrested for soliciting sex from a minor, authorities say

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.

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