November 8, 2019
Matt Dillane, Brodie Hart
ABC NEWS 4
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) — A North Charleston church volunteer facing numerous charges after officials said he sexually abused children rejected a plea deal on Friday.
Jacop Hazlett, a former NewSpring Church children’s class volunteer, was first charged in November and December 2018 for incidents related to his time with the church.
“It’s a shame Mr. Hazlett is prolonging the inevitable,” said Josh Slavin, an attorney representing eight victim in the case.
On Friday morning, Hazlet took a shackled walk into court in front of about