Williston Man Arrested on Disseminating Obscene Material to a Minor Charge


(COLUMBIA, S.C.) – South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of Brandon Lee Hanna, 37, of Williston, S.C., on one charge connected to the solicitation of a minor.  Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force investigators with the Cayce Department of Public Safety made the arrest.  Investigators with the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department, also a member of the state’s ICAC Task Force, assisted with this investigation.


Investigators state Hanna sent a sexually explicit image to someone be believed to be a minor.


Hanna was arrested on August 30, 2021.  He is charged with one count of attempted disseminating obscene material to a person under age eighteen (§16-15-345), a felony offense punishable by up to 10 years imprisonment.


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This case will be prosecuted by the Attorney General’s Office.


Attorney General Wilson stressed all defendants are presumed innocent unless and until they are proven guilty in a court of law.