Richland County child sex abuse fugitive suspect in custody

77-year-old, Robert L. Stevenson is wanted on multiple charges which include two counts of...
77-year-old, Robert L. Stevenson is wanted on multiple charges which include two counts of criminal sexual conduct with a minor 1st degree.(Richland County Sheriff's Department)
Published: Nov. 14, 2022 at 4:29 PM EST
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - A fugitive wanted in connection to the sexual abuse of children is now in custody.

The Richland County Sheriff’s Department said Robert L. Stevenson turned himself in on Friday, Nov. 18.

He is charged with two counts of criminal sexual conduct with a minor 1st degree, three counts of sexual conduct with a minor 3rd degree and disseminating obscene material to a person under 18.

He was booked into the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center. Bond was denied on all charges.

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The Richland County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help locating a man wanted for sexually abusing children.

According to investigators, 77-year-old, Robert L. Stevenson has been evading deputies for months.

Deputies say Stevenson is wanted on multiple charges which include two counts of criminal sexual conduct with a minor 1st degree, three counts of sexual conduct with a minor 3rd degree, and disseminating obscene material to a person under 18.

RCSD is asking anyone who sees Stevenson or has any information on his location to call 911 or submit a tip to Crime Stoppers at crimesc.com.

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