SLED: Former Police Officer Charged For Providing Alcohol To Minors

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Agents with the S.C. Law Enforcement Division say former officer Joshua Christmas, 23, with the Sumter Police Department is charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor after providing alcohol to minors at a party he hosted in May.

Detectives say Christmas did not complete all the requirements to be a fully certified Class I Officer at the time fo the incident.

Police say Christmas was booked at the Sumter-Lee Regional Detention Center, and his case will be prosecuted by the 3rd Circuit Solicitor’s Office.