Former CEO of Goose Creek tax firm arrested for contempt of court

John K. Harris (Source: Charleston Co. Detention Center)
John K. Harris (Source: Charleston Co. Detention Center)

GOOSE CREEK, SC (WCSC) - The former CEO of Goose Creek-based tax firm JK Harris & Co. was arrested over the weekend by Berkeley County deputies on a warrant for contempt of court.

John K. Harris, 58, was picked up by deputies on Sunday and turned over to the Charleston County Sheriff's Office, according to documents.

The documents also state Harris was ordered to go before a Master-in-Equity.  He was taken to the Charleston County Detention Center.

JK Harris & Co. closed its doors in late December, laying off more than 100 employees in the area.

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