South Carolina

Abbeville man arrested in connection with Due West restaurant fire

An Abbeville County man has been arrested in connection with a fire at a restaurant in Due West, officials say.

Sevastos Stelianos, 56, of Abbeville, was charged with one count of third-degree arson, a felony, according to officials with the State Law Enforcement Division. If convicted, Stelianos could face up to 15 years in prison.

Stelianos was arrested by SLED after the Due West Fire Department asked the law enforcement division to investigate.

He was taken to the Abbeville County Detention Center.

Mindy Lucas