Florence man arrested for lewd act on two children

Investigators with the Florence County Sheriff's Office arrested James Martin Fishel, 72, Monday and charged him with two counts of Criminal Sexual Conduct with a Minor, Third Degree.

On or about May 17, Fishel committed lewd acts on two minor victims at his home in Quinby, according to an arrest report. The victims are five and ten years of age, according to the report.

Fishel is being held at the Florence County Detention Center on a $10,000 surety bond.

Under South Carolina law, Criminal Sexual Conduct With a Minor, Third Degree is a felony punishable by up to 15 years in prison and a fine in the discretion of the court, or both.