South Carolina fire chief arrested in prostitution bust near Carowinds
YORK COUNTY, S.C. — The volunteer chief at the Indian Land Fire Department was arrested Friday in a prostitution sting at a motel near Carowinds, WSOC reports.
Thomas Wayne Pickard, 52, was charged with first-offense prostitution and is in the York County jail.
Pickard is also a full-time lieutenant with Lancaster County Fire Rescue.
He has been placed on administrative leave without pay until a personnel investigation is conducted.