Oconee County Sheriff’s Office Arrests Seneca Man for Unlawful Communication with Minor


Kenneth Allen Shepherd


(Walhalla, SC)--------------------------------------The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Seneca man yesterday on charges of Disseminating Harmful Material to a Minor and Criminal Solicitation of a Minor.


41 year old Kenneth Allen Shepherd was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center around 7:45pm Tuesday by a deputy from the Warrants Division. At this time, Shepherd remains in custody at the Oconee County Detention Center on a combined $20,000 surety bond.


An Investigator from the Criminal Investigations Division received information on February 22nd regarding Shepherd making contact online with someone whom he believed to be a teenager, to whom Shepherd had sent an explicit picture and to whom he tried to solicit for sex.


The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is continuing its investigation.

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