Landrum arrests man for child sex crimes

Published 6:00 pm Tuesday, August 8, 2017

LANDRUM – The Landrum Police Department recently arrested a man and charged him with several counts of child sex crimes against two 13-year old girls, according to police reports.

John Steve Pierce

John Steve Pierce, 55, of 200 S. Randolph Avenue, was charged with two counts of criminal sexual conduct with a minor, 3rd degree, two counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor and two counts of unlawful to disseminate obscene material to person under 18 years of age, according to police reports.

Pierce is accused of sex crimes with two 13-year old girls as well as giving them marijuana and a porn magazine, according to reports.

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Landrum police officers said the incidents allegedly occurred at his home in Landrum during the months of June and July this year.

Pierce was arrested on Monday, Aug. 7 and was still in custody as of late Tuesday, Aug. 8 at the Spartanburg County Detention Center.