John Norton Hardee, 72, has been booked into Richland County's Alvin S Glenn Detention Center on a charge of solicitation of prostitution.
The Irmo Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that took place Friday morning at the Circle K located at 7435 St. Andrews Road in Irmo.
John Hardee will not serve federal prison, a judge ruled Wednesday on the former SC Department of Transportation commissioner.
After a trial in Lexington County this week, sex offender William Derek Bennon, 47, has been sentenced to 21 years in prison. The trial began on Monday, Aug.