FLORENCE COUNTY, SC (WMBF) A 52-year-old Florence man has been arrested on charges he engaged in criminal sexual conduct with a 6-year-old for nine months.
Capt. Mike Nunn, spokesman for the Florence County Sheriff's Office, said deputies have arrested Leonard Eugene Brockington and charged him with criminal sexual conduct with a minor, victim under 11 years of age and one count of lewd act upon a child under the age of 16.
During the course of an investigation, deputies discovered Brockington had committed the crimes against the 6-year-old victim between January and September of 2011, according to Nunn.
Brockington is being held at the Florence County Detention Center awaiting a bond hearing.