Conway man charged with lewd act on a minor

Michael Dean Young (Source: J. Reuben Long Detention Center)
Michael Dean Young (Source: J. Reuben Long Detention Center)

CONWAY, SC (WMBF) Conway Police spoke with a minor just two days into the New Year, who told authorities that a Conway man had been inappropriately touching her for the past two years.

According to Conway Police Public Information Officer Catina Hipp, police arrested Michael Dean Young, 40, of Conway, after a female minor reported Young had been touching her in an inappropriate manner while they were at a residence on Leonard Avenue in Conway.

Conway Police have charged Young with Lewd Act Upon a Minor under the age of 16 in connection with the incident after it was reported to police on Jan. 2.

Young turned himself in to police without incident just three days later and appeared before Judge Jane Mackey for a bond hearing.

Young received a $10,000 surety bond on the charge. According to J. Reuben Long Detention Center booking records, Young was booked into the facility at 3:13 p.m. Jan. 12, and released 24 hours later.

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