LITTLE RIVER, SC (WMBF) - James Frederick Bullard, 57, of Little River has been arrested and charged with 16 counts of sexual exploitation of minors, according to South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson.
Bullard's arrest is the result of an investigation by the 15th Judicial Circuit based on a referral of the Berkeley County Sheriff's Office. Both agencies are members of the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force.
Authorities searched Bullard's home on Feb. 20 because "images depicting children engaged in sexual activity had been disseminated from an account traced to Bullard's residence."
After his arrest, Bullard admitted to downloading child pornography.