Child sex charges

Published 12:10 pm Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Columbus Police charges Saluda man for sexual offenses on a child

COLUMBUS—A Saluda man is facing charges of sexual offenses with a child, according to the Columbus Police Department. 

Thad Edward Price, of Saluda, was charged with statutory sexual offense with a child and 2 counts of indecent liberties with a child, according to Columbus Police reports. 

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Officers said Price was taken into custody this week and is currently being held in the Polk County Detention Center under a $250,000 bond. 

The department also said more charges on Price are pending.