Raymond Buddy Waters


A New Ellenton man is facing multiple charges connected with an April report of multiple sexual assaults involving several young children.

Raymond Buddy Waters, 59, of Washington Drive, is charged with four counts of third-degree criminal sexual conduct, according to jail records.

On April 25, an investigator with the Aiken County Sheriff's Office met with a woman who said she believed there were multiple juveniles who had been sexually assaulted by Waters at his home, according to the report.

The complainant reported four separate victims were involved, claiming the assaults occurred at unknown times, police reported.

Following an investigation, Waters was arrested Friday and taken to the Aiken County detention center, where he was still being held Monday afternoon.


Tripp Girardeau is the crime and courts reporter with the Aiken Standard. Follow him on Twitter at @trippgirardeau.