Andrews man charged in internet predator sting

Source: Anderson County Detention Center
Source: Anderson County Detention Center

COLUMBIA, SC (WMBF) - An Andrews man has been charged in connection with an internet predator sting conducted by Anderson Police.

Donnie Shawn Elliott, 32, was arrested Tuesday and charged with two counts of criminal solicitation of a minor. If convicted, he faced up to 10 years in prison on each count.

According to warrants, Elliott solicited sex beginning Jan. 14 from a person he believed to be a minor girl, but was in fact an undercover Anderson Police officer.

Investigators executed a search warrant on Elliott's home and seized three computers and a number of computer-related devices.

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