Crime

UPDATE ON ARRESTED LOCAL PHOTOGRAPHER

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott announces additional charges for a local photographer who was previously arrested for crimes against a child.
Gregg Martin (DOB: 4-15-1968) was arrested on April 8 after deputies received a report of him taking inappropriate photographs of a young girl under his care. The investigation revealed that Martin groomed the child and gave her illegal substances. At that time, he was charged with Engaging a Child Under 18 for Sexual Performance and Unlawful Conduct Towards a Child.
The investigation continued and revealed disturbing details about Martin’s encounters with the child and other victims. He now faces 10 additional charges:
– Exploitation of a Minor 1st Degree (3 counts)
– Exploitation of a Minor 2nd Degree (2 counts)
– Exploitation of a Minor 3rd Degree
– Kidnapping
– Promoting Prostitution
– Criminal Sexual Conduct 1st Degree
– Criminal Sexual Conduct 3rd Degree
Martin was arrested again yesterday, May 6, and was booked into the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.
Sheriff Lott continues to urge anyone with information and other victims to come forward.

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