Pickens man arrested on child porn charges

Benjamin Pilgrim (Source: Pickens County Sheriff's Office)
Benjamin Pilgrim (Source: Pickens County Sheriff's Office)

Columbia, SC - COLUMBIA, SC (WMBF) - The State Law Enforcement Division has arrested a man in Pickens County on child pornography charges.

According to State Attorney General Henry McMaster, agents with the SLED arrested Benjamin Dale Pilgrim, 26, of Pickens on Tuesday.

Officials said Pilgrim is charged with sharing digital photographs and/or videos over the web depicting children engaged in sex acts. Officials said his computer was seized for forensic examination and files containing pornographic images were found on that computer.

SLED and the Pickens County Sheriff's Department are members of the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

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