Man accused of multiple child sex crimes in Oconee Co.


OCONEE COUNTY, SC (WSPA) – Oconee County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a man on Friday on several charges related to child sex crimes.

According to sheriff’s office news release, Justin Turner Cheek, 32, of Westminster, was arrested on three counts of criminal sexual conduct with a minor- 2nd degree, one count of criminal sexual conduct with a minor-3rd degree and other charges.

Sheriff’s office officials said on March 2, 2018, deputies spoke with a person by phone who was reporting a sexual assault of a minor.

During the investigation, investigators found Cheek had assaulted the victim several times between January and July of 2017, and obtained arrest warrants against him.

Cheek was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center, where he remains on $112,500 surety bond.

If he bonds out of jail, Cheek will be required to wear electronic monitoring.

An investigation is ongoing at this time.

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