Winnsboro man charged with child pornography

COLUMBIA – South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of Raymonte Terrial Pearson (age 19) of Winnsboro, S.C., on ten charges connected to the exploitation of a minor.  Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force investigators with the Attorney General’s Office made the arrest.  Investigators with Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Fairfield County […]

Woman charged with strangling cat

WINNSBORO – A Winnsboro woman was charged last week with ‘ill treatment of animals, torture’ for strangling a cat to death. Fairfield County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Kerri Anne Dexter, 39, on Nov. 25, after they were called by the woman’s relatives who told them that Dexter had been growing marijuana at her home on Rion […]

Father jailed for cruelty to child

WINNSBORO – A 43-year-old Winnsboro man was arrested on Nov. 14 for both ‘cruelty to children (torture, deprivation)’ and ‘assault and battery’ 1st degree. A 38-year-old woman came to the Winnsboro police station on Nov. 6, stating that her ex-husband had stabbed their 16-year-old son in the leg, causing the child to have to have […]