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Arrest Report for October 17

Editor's Note: The following information is compiled from arrests records from the Laurens Police Department, Clinton Public Safety, Laurens County Sheriff's Office and the Johnson Detention Center. This information is presented with no intent of guilt or innocence.Douglas Medlin Jr. – EasleyBurglar

GOLAURENS.COM - 2018-10-17 22:35:00

Playoff berth on the line between Emerald and Clinton

“We haven’t played well the last two weeks, and that’s the most important thing,” McMahon said. “I think the kids are ready to get back on track and play better.”

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2018-10-19 04:00:00

2 suspects wanted in Spartanburg Cook Out shooting, 1 arrested

Trevor Lamont Gist, 18 (left) - Jarcoby Tramon Geter, 16 (middle) - Fredrick Lee Smith Jackson, 18 (right) SPARTANBURG, S.C. (WSPA) - Spartanburg Police Department officials said three suspects have been identified and charged following a shooting at Cook Out on John B. White Sr. Boulevard last week

WSPA.COM - 2018-10-18 18:50:45

Murder charge for grandmother after toddler found in oven

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The death of a 20-month-old girl found stabbed and burned inside an oven of a Mississippi Delta home led to a murder charge Tuesday against the child's grandmother, authorities said. Bolivar County Sheriff Kelvin Williams Sr. said 48-year-old Carolyn Jones was charged with firs

WSPA.COM - 2018-10-18 11:28:08

Ex becomes furious when boyfriend breaks up: Takes revenge on puppy and leaves everyone boiling in anger

Small children have the ability to behave badly when they don’t get their own way. They often scream, cry, say dumb words yes and sometimes they can even destroy things. But this behavior is confined to our childhood — or so we’d hope.

NEWSNER.COM - 2018-10-17 09:57:00

3 busted for meth in Abbeville

Officers recovered 41 grams of methamphetamine, 24 pills identified as oxycodone, marijuana and a single pill identified as MDMA, or ecstasy.

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2018-10-18 17:21:00

Union police searching for robbers in hold-up at Li'l Cricket

UNION, S.C. (WSPA) -- Police are searching for two men who robbed a convenience store clerk at gunpoint in Union. It happened around 10:15 p.m. Wednesday at the Li'l Cricket on Lakeside Drive. Captain Kevin Powers with Union Public Safety says no one was hurt in the armed robbery. A cashier told pol

WSPA.COM - 2018-10-18 13:18:59

CSX to close Clinton railroad crossings

CSX Railroad has scheduled closings for the crossings in the Clinton area listed below.On Monday, Oct. 22, the following crossings will be closed at 7 a.m.:Fuller Road (between I-26 and Renno Road)


Chrissie Cofield named Laurens Police Chief

As it turns out, it’s the Year of the Woman in the Laurens Police Department.After a brief executive session, Laurens City Council unanimously approved the promotion of Chrissie Cofield to the job of Police Chief recently vacated by Sonny Ledda.


Student had knife at school she said she used to snort cocaine, says report

Jacey Fay Romano GREENVILLE, SC (WSPA) - A student at West Greenville School is accused of bringing a knife to school that she said she used to snort cocaine, according to a report from Greenville Police. The incident happened on Oct. 16 around 9 a.m. The report said the student, Jacey Fay Romano, 1

WSPA.COM - 2018-10-18 15:08:18

Troubled bridge could be closed for years

“So that’s seven years that bridge is going to be out? That’s ridiculous,” Stone said then. “That was a big way that people from the Due West-Ware Shoals area — if they went to Greenville, they would go through that area and go straight through Princeton and shoot on into Greenville.”

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2018-10-18 07:00:00

Laurens man charged in connection with drug-related death

In May of 2018, the narcotics unit of the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office began investigating the death of an individual on Warrior Creek Church Rd. in Laurens County. Investigators learned the victim died from fentanyl poisoning and began working to determine where the victim obtained the pills.Acc


Report: Deputies seize more than a pound of pot

Roderic Ferris Nicholson III, 45, of 1812 Highway 246 S., Greenwood was arrested Tuesday and charged with manufacturing marijuana and possession with intent to distribute marijuana.

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2018-10-17 18:05:00

About 30 bullets tore through Greenwood apartment complex

About 30 apparent bullet holes are scattered across the side of a Greenwood apartment complex building, but no one inside was hurt when the shots rang out early Tuesday morning, according to police.Greenwood police went at about 2:30 a.m. to Greenbrier Condominiums at 435 Haltiwanger Road, where res


Strong armed robbery suspect arrested | Newberry Observer

Chandler, while at 635 S. Main Street (Miller Street Apartments), in the municipal limits of Prosperity, assaulted an elderly victim that had limited mobility. Upon assaulting the victim Chandler removed money from the victim’s pocket and fled the scene prior to law enforcement arriving on scene.

NEWBERRYOBSERVER.COM - 2018-10-17 13:22:00

Man charged in Fentanyl overdose death was youth football coach

LAURENS COUNTY, SC (FOX Carolina)-Laurens County deputies said a man linked to a fentanyl overdose death has been charged with involuntary manslaughter.In May, the Narcotic Unit of the Laurens County Sheriff's Office began investigating the death of an individual on Warrior Creek Church Road. Invest


Arrest Report for October 16

Editor's Note: The following information is compiled from arrests records from the Laurens Police Department, Clinton Public Safety, Laurens County Sheriff's Office and the Johnson Detention Center. This information is presented with no intent of guilt or innocence.Quinton Watts – LaurensDrugs / MDP


SC woman found with $90k of 'suspected methamphetamine' in car, Sweetwater PD says

A South Carolina woman was arrested in Sweetwater early Tuesday morning after police said they found $90,000 worth of suspected methamphetamine in her car.A Sweetwater Police Officer saw a female slumped over the wheel of her car in the parking lot of the Holiday Inn on Highway 68 around 1:32 a.m. o


Deputies: Man stabbed staff member after fight over food order at Woodruff Road restaurant

GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina)-Greenville County deputies said a restaurant customer has been charged after he reportedly stabbed a restaurant worker Monday night.The sheriff's office said deputies responded to Sr. Salsa's on Woodruff Road just before 8 p.m.Deputies said two people were taken to the


Mother of missing Greenville woman found dead speaks out

GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina)-Cassandra Berry reported her daughter missing in September after not hearing from her for a few days. From the beginning, Berry said she knew something was terribly wrong.