Cottageville man arrested for pornographic images of 6-year-old boy

COLLETON, S.C. (WCIV) -- Colleton County Sheriff's deputies have arrested a man accused of posting child porn on the Internet.

According to Ted Stanfield with the CCSO, Homeland Security agents called the Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigations Division on June 11 and said they had information that a Cottageville man posted "several images of a 6 or 7 year old male child on a web site frequented by pedophiles."

Rusty Michael Hall, 23, was arrested after a search of his home uncovered "several weapons, computers, cell phones, computer disks and drives, illegal drugs (small amount of marijuana) and drug paraphernalia."

"A preliminary search was conducted at the residence and the computer storage devices contained what appeared to be a large amount of child pornography," said Stanfield.{}

Hall is charged with sexual exploitation of a minor in the second degree, possession of marijuana and probation violation.

Bond was set at $25,000.