Pee Dee man accused of sexually assaulting a minor

BENNETTSVILLE, SC (WMBF) – Bennettsville police have arrested a man for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor.

According to information from the Bennettsville Police Department, James David Simmons is facing three counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor.

The first two alleged incidents took place in the summer and fall of 2014, while the third occurred on July 5, police said.

Simmons remains in jail at the Marlboro County Detention Center awaiting a bond hearing.

The case is still ongoing and more charges may be filed in South Carolina and North Carolina.

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