Fountain Inn man faces charges
Authorities have arrested and charged a Fountain Inn man in two alleged criminal sexual conduct incidents.
The suspect was identified as Jason Lee Herring, 46, of 50 Meadowland Dr., Fountain Inn. He is charged with criminal sexual conduct with a minor under age 11, first degree, and engaging a minor under age 18 for sexual performance.
Warrants allege that on Oct. 1, Herring performed oral sex on a female under the age of 11, engaging in sexual battery. Also, the suspect is alleged on Aug. 1 to have persuaded a juvenile to perform a sex act on another person. The victim in the second incident is under age 18, a report said.
Herring was held at the Johnson Detention Center, and will have a bond hearing.