Mount Pleasant businessman federally charged with trafficking a minor

Crime News

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCBD) – Dawson Caldwell, businessman and former president of a Mount Pleasant auditing firm, is charged with trafficking a minor for sex.

Official reports say that the incidents allegedly happened between December 2020 and May 2021 in the area of Jasper and Beaufort counties.

Caldwell’s charges are sealed, and a hearing is scheduled for Thursday morning.

Caldwell is currently held in the Charleston County Detention Center.

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