Suspected sex abuser found hiding in Mt. Pleasant

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC - United States Marshals apprehended a man wanted for sex crimes in Chicago on Friday after they found him laying low in a residential area in Mt. Pleasant.

Lake County Sheriff's Department in Illinois has charged 23-year-old Darren Jenkins with indecent solicitation of a minor and aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

They say the victim was between the ages of 13 and 17 at the time of the alleged incident.

Marshals say Jenkins was staying in a residence in the 1400 block of Topaz Road.  He was placed into custody without incident.

Jenkins is being held in the Charleston County Detention Center.  He will be extradited back to Chicago to face the aforementioned charges.

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