Indian Land fire chief charged in prostitution sting near Carowinds

Posted December 14, 2018 12:09 pm | Filed under Featured, Local News, News

The volunteer chief at the Indian Land Fire Department was arrested Friday in a prostitution sting at a motel near Carowinds, according to authorities.

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.