Kidnapping, 1st Degree Sexual Battery & Theft

Eric Rico Hill


Kidnapping, Robbery and Criminal Sexual Battery have been alleged of a man who the Sheriff’s Office arrested following the alleged crime. 31-year-old Eric Rico Hill of Florence Street, Clinton is charged with 1st Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct along with Kidnapping and Strong Armed Robbery. Hill, also known as “Leon Sims” and “E-Money,” is accused of confining the victim Wednesday by beating and threatening to shoot her in she did not comply with his demands. He’s further accused of engaging in sexual battery with her and of taking her cell phone from her during the incident this week. Eric Hill remained in Laurens County’s Johnson Detention Center this morning, awaiting a bond hearing on his three charges.