11 Counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

Spartanburg Man Arrested

Emily Gill
July 10, 2020 - 2:03 pm
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A Spartanburg man has been arrested and charged with 11 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor.

The Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office reports James Hines, 29, was arrested on June 9th.

James Hines - SCSO

The Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force investigation began following a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children about child pornography.

​During a search warrant conducted by investigators, Hines admitted possession of devices containing of child pornography.

Hines was charged with one count of second degree sexual exploitation of a minor and 10 counts of third degree sexual exploitation of a minor.

He is being held in Spartanburg County Detention Center on a $60,500 bond.


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