On February 21, 2018 the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office received information pertaining to possible threats at the Laurens District 55 High School.
One incident involved a 17 year old who made inappropriate comments on social media regarding the recent tragedy in Florida. These comments were brought to the attention of School Staff, at which time they immediately notified the School Resource Office and Sheriff’s Office Investigators. The student was arrested and charged w
The Laurens County Sheriff's Office continues to receive notifications of phone calls by people impersonating law enforcement officers. The Laurens County Sheriff's Office, or any reputable law enforcement agency will never call to solicit funds, pre-paid cards or to use bully techniques to get money. If you receive such a call, it is a scam. Oftentimes these scams originate in distant places and with modern technology they can appear to originate locally. Please be aware of
On February 13, 2018 around 10:23 a.m., deputies were notified by Laurens County Animal Control Officers that they had received a complaint of multiple dogs being found deceased on the side of the roadway in the Gray Court area. Upon arriving to the scene, the responding deputy spoke with (2) Animal Control Officers at the intersection of Stoddard Mill Road and Ben Taylor Road, where they observed (4) deceased dogs laying in a ditch. (5) deceased dogs were located on Bryson
On March 3, 2018, the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting a Church Security Training for churches that have recently created a Security Team or already have a Security Team in place. This training will be a specific “hands-on” type training that will demonstrate defensive tactics and ways for team members to protect their congregation if a threat presents itself. The training will be held at: Ora ARP Church 23420 US-221 North Gray Court, SC 29645 To register f
Laurens County Sheriff’s Office K9’s Annie & Sandy have received a bullet and stab protective vests thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 Annie & Sandy’s vests are embroidered with the sentiment “In memory of K9 Jethro - Canton, OH Police Department”. Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. is a 501c (3) charity located in East Taunton, MA whose mission is to provide bullet and stab protective vests and other assistance to dogs of l