Daniel Lee Lard, 23, of Graniteville, was charged with the offense by Aiken County authorities and remains in the detention center at this hour.
Mr. Lard has a long history of arrests, including many for sex-related offenses. He's a registered sex offender with a conviction just last year for criminal sexual conduct with a minor (11-14 years old), according to the state's sex offender registry. The state registry suggests that he did not serve any prison time for the offense since he was convicted and released on the same date.
According to the Aiken County Jail, these are his previous arrests:
- May 11, 2006: Criminal sexual conduct with a minor, lewd act on a child
- Nov. 27, 2007: Marijuana cultivation, drug paraphernalia
- June 27, 2008: Criminal sexual conduct with a minor
- July 9, 2008: Lewd act on a child