Jump to Navigation

Man charged with sexual assault in South Carolina and 2nd state

Sex crimes involving children are significant offenses which are taken very seriously in South Carolina and nationwide. Local authorities do not take accusations of these crimes lightly and those accused of the sexual assault of a minor could face extremely negative consequences under state law. Thankfully, even with such a claim, those accused have the right to defend themselves in a court of law.

Recently, a man was arrested and charged for his alleged involvement in sex crimes against children in two states, one of which is South Carolina. The man is apparently a gymnastics instructor and owner of his own business, currently located in another state. He faces charges for the rape of a minor and several counts of molestation.

While police in his current state were investigating the accusations, they found that a former student from South Carolina also claims to have been sexually assaulted by him. Once the case in his current state is concluded, South Carolina authorities do have plans to extradite him to face prosecution. It is unknown how many and what charges specifically he will face after he is brought back to South Carolina.

A sexual assault charge can be horribly damaging both personally and professionally to those accused. Along with the possibility of fines and prison time, this individual also stands to lose his business and livelihood. A strong criminal defense could help this individual seek the best outcome possible and may even lessen any related consequences that follow, if convicted. It is up to the prosecution to present a high degree of proof of guilt against the accused. If they fail to do so, the individual accused of these crimes would likely have the charges against them lowered or dismissed.

Source: newsok.com, Gymnastics instructor facing charges in Oklahoma, South Carolina sex crimes, No author, Feb. 5, 2014

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information

Watch Our Videos

We have over 30 years of experience in personal injury and criminal law practice.

VerdictsAll Videos
Video

Personal Statement from Mr. Martin

“If you have been charged with a crime or been involved in a serious accident, the attorney you hire may be the most important decision of your life. There is no substitute for experience and commitment.

It is too late after unsatisfactory results to second guess your decision. If you would like to discuss your case, give me a call I’ll be happy to walk through it with you. “

Contact Us

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

Office Location

The Law Offices of L. Morgan Martin P.A.
1121 3rd Avenue
Conway, SC 29526
Phone: 843-484-0993
Toll Free: 800-506-0311
Fax: 843-248-2842
Map and Directions

Super Lawyers Distinguished   | AV | LexisNexis | Martindale-Hubbell | PeerReviewRated | For Ethical Standard and Legal Ability NACDL 1958 | National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers American Board Of Criminal Lawyers The National Association Trail Lawyers | The Association