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CCSO announces arrest of Benton Presley

The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office announces the arrest of Benton Michael Presley of 437 Patriot Ln., Ruffin, SC. Presley has been charged with Unlawful Conduct Towards A Child and Domestic  Violence.

On March 31, 2016 deputies responded to 437 Patriot Lane Ruffin SC in reference to a report of child abuse. Deputies discovered injuries to a six year old child. The child was taken to Colleton Medical Center for treatment. After an investigation Benton Michael Presley was arrested for  Domestic Violence-3rd Degree and Unlawful Conduct Towards A Child. Sheriff Strickland stated,  “I am disgusted at the facts of this crime.” No child should ever have to endure abuse. My office will continue to protect the children of Colleton County and  criminally pursue anyone who would harm them.”

The investigation is still ongoing. Bond was set at $250,000.00. Benton Michael Presley is currently being held at the Colleton County Detention Center.