Sexual Misconduct Arrest

Former Traveler's Rest Officer

Emily Gill
August 21, 2019 - 10:38 am

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The Greenville County Sheriff's Office released this statement today.

Investigators with the Greenville County Sheriff's Office have arrested 27 year-old Shawn Jeffrey Jenkins with 2nd Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct after an investigation yielded that on August 5th, 2019 Jenkinds possesssed a Taser and made a verbal threat to unlawfully commit sexual acts on the victim.

An investigation was launched after receiving a report on August 7th regarding the accusations against Jenkins, who at the time was an officer for the Traveler's Rest Police Department.  

Investigators learned that Jenkins and the victim were familiar with each other and had known each other for several years. 

Jenkins was arrested early yesterday morning and released on a $20,000 bond.

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