Sex offender surrenders in Colleton County

Steve Collins, 67, is charged in Colleton County with two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor and failing to register as a sex offender.

A convicted sex offender who was the subject of a manhunt in Colleton County has surrendered to deputies.

Steve Collins, 67, was wanted on two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor and for failure to register as a sex offender and had been missing since last month, according to the Colleton County Sheriff's Office.

Collins turned himself in early Thursday morning and was scheduled for a bond hearing Thursday afternoon, Sheriff's Lt. Amye Stivender said.

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