Kershaw County man charged with sexually assaulting 3 children

David Adam Barton-KCDC photo.

Kershaw County deputies said David Adam Barton has been arrested for sexually assaulting three children.

Barton, 42, is charged with two counts of criminal sexual conduct with a minor under 11 years of age first degree, and one count of criminal sexual conduct with a minor under the age of 14, third degree.

On Jan, 14, deputies said they were informed of allegations made of sexual misconduct by Barton. The activity, according to the report, had been going on for about four years with one of the victims. All of the victims were under the age of 14.  Barton has admitted to the activity detailed in the allegations, according to Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews.

Investigators said there may be more charges in the case. Barton was being detained at the Kershaw County Detention Center, Friday, awaiting a bond hearing.