Aiken County

Aiken County Deputy Arrested on Child Molestation Charges

Detention Deputy Robert Beard (WJBF) AIKEN, S.C. (AP) — An Aiken County deputy has been fired after being arrested on child molestation charges. News outlets report that Detention Deputy Robert Beard was arrested Tuesday on a warrant obtained by the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities say Aiken County was notified last week that Beard was the subject of a Richmond…