Pickens County Sheriff’s Office Arrests Pickens Man for Criminal Sexual Conduct Involving a Minor Child
On May 8, 2015, the Sheriff’s Office initiated an investigation into information received from the Department of Social Services regarding alleged sexual misconduct that had occurred several years ago.
The investigation revealed that between August of 2012 and June of 2013, Richard Dale Nelson did commit unlawful sexual behavior on a female victim who was 7 to 8 years of age at the time of the event. The incident occurred at a residence in Easley.
The victim in this investigation was determined to be unrelated to Mr. Nelson who was a friend of the victim’s family.
Richard Dale Nelson (40yoa) was arrested late last night at his residence and charged with the following offense after having bond set at $7500.00:
Charge: Warrant: Bond: Arrest Date:
Criminal Sexual Conduct 2015A3910500213 $7500.00 06-24-15
with a Minor 3rd Degree