IRMO, SC (WIS) - An Irmo man is facing 13 charges connected to sexual exploitation of minors.
Michael Alan Rowland, 49, was arrested Thursday and is charged with three counts of second-degree sexual exploitation of a minor and 10 counts of third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor. The charges have up to a combined 20 years imprisonment, if convicted.
Investigators said Rowland distributed child pornography via a file-sharing network.
Rowland was arrested by the state's Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force with assistance from the Irmo Police Department.
The Attorney General's Office will prosecute the case.