Deputies: Man tried to solicit sex from a child online

Brandon A. Peluso
Brandon A. Peluso

GEORGETOWN COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - The Georgetown County Sheriff's Office has arrested a 21-year-old Myrtle Beach man accused of soliciting sex from a person he thought to be a child.

Investigators charged Brandon A. Peluso for criminal solicitation of a minor and attempted criminal conduct with a minor.

Arrest warrants state that Peluso used an Internet website ad to solicit sex from a person he thought was a child.  According to investigators, Peluso engaged in sexual conversation before traveling to meet the person he thought was a child.

Bond for Peluso was set at $10,000.

The case will be prosecuted by the Attorney General's Office. Peluso faces a maximum of 30 years in prison if convicted.

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