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KCSO arrests man for faking own kidnapping
Chris Hutto
Chris Hutto
The Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) arrested a 30-year-old man early Friday morning on extortion charges after faking his kidnapping Thursday. Sheriff Jim Matthews said Christopher List Hutto, 30, of Upper Pond Road, Elgin, faked the kidnapping in order to extort money from his mother in order to buy crack cocaine. According to a KCSO report, Hutto’s mother called deputies saying she had received text messages from her son’s cell phone from someone demanding money and threatening to hurt or kill her son.

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