SLED charges municipal court judge with sexual exploitation of minor

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) charged Fort Lawn Municipal Court Judge Johnny Ray Stelle, with sexual exploitation of a minor.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO)— The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) charged Fort Lawn Municipal Court Judge Johnny Ray Steele, with sexual exploitation of a minor. The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office conducted the investigation.

According to authorities, Steele used the victims iPhone to text photos of the unidentified individual in the nude to his personal iPhone.

The 75 year-old is being charged with one count of second-degree sexual exploitation of a minor, and two counts of third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor say officials.

Steele was booked at the Lancaster County Detention Center.

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