Man arrested, charged with sex crimes dating back several years

Man arrested, charged with sex crimes dating back several years
(Source: KAUZ)

DARLINGTON, SC (WMBF) – Darlington County deputies arrested a man Friday afternoon who they said is accused of sex crimes dating back to July 2012.

Special Victims Unit Investigators and deputies served a search warrant at 51-year-old Raymond Warren’s home on Auburn School Road.

Investigators searched the home for evidence and arrested Warren a short time later.

Warren is charged with 10 counts of first degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor under 11 and 12 counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor between 11 and 14.

Investigators accuse Warren of engaging in sexual battery with a juvenile from 2012 to 2016.

“Protecting children is near and dear to my heart and is our part of our main goal,” stated Sheriff Tony Chavis. “This is why I started the Special Victims Unit; to tackle these difficult investigations and protect our most vulnerable.”

Warren is being held at the W. Glenn Campbell Detention Center and is expected to appear on Saturday before a Darlington County Magistrate.

The investigation is ongoing, and more charges are expected to be filed in neighboring jurisdictions.

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