The Union County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests:
— Kevin Dustin Stinson, 25, of 182 Lower Eison Road, Union, was charged with third-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor around 1:05 p.m. July 8. According to the incident report, Stinson had sent text messages to a 13-year-old girl, asking to meet for sexual activity. The teen’s mother contacted deputies, showing them the messages, which included a photo of Stinson, showing his face. Deputies arranged for a meeting, and Stinson was arrested when he arrived. The report also states Stinson threw his phone into a pond while being arrested, but it was retrieved with assistance from the Spartanburg County Underwater Crimes Unit.
— Paul Anthony Smith Jr., 26, of 304 Mt. Joy Church Road, Jonesville, was charged with trespassing around 12:45 a.m. July 9.