Milton Whaley Mahaffey, 47, was sentenced to twelve years following a guilty plea to Criminal Sexual Conduct with a Minor in the Third Degree and Unlawful Conduct toward a Child.
- On May 12, 2018, Lexington County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a 911 call regarding Mahaffey physically assaulting a minor. Multiple witnesses reported seeing Mahaffey assault the minor prior to law enforcement’s arrival that day. The minor disclosed to deputies on scene to years of sexual assaults by Mahaffey to include one that occurred that day. During the investigation, two other minor children disclosed that Mahaffey had sexually assaulted them as well. As a result of these convictions, Mahaffey will be placed on the sex offender registry and the central registry of child abuse and neglect.
- This case was prosecuted by Eleventh Circuit Assistant Solicitor LeAnna McMenamin and investigated by the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department.