On June 30, 2018 the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to 176 Country Lane in Clinton. Upon arrival, Deputies located a two year old child deceased in the residence. The child appeared to have been brutally beaten and had apparent injuries all over his body. During the course of the investigation it was also learned that the child had been brutally sexually molested before his death.
The following people were arrested in relation to the murder of this innocent
On June 25, 2018 Laurens County Sheriff’s Office Investigators were in the area of Neely Ferry Rd in Hickory Tavern when they observed a white in color GMC Sierra Truck in the area with a license plate that didn’t match the vehicle. Upon attempting to stop the truck the driver fled in the vehicle. Deputies pursued the vehicle for a short time before the driver lost control and ran off the roadway near the intersection of Bolt Rd and Ballenger Rd in Hickory Tavern. The driver
On June 21, 2018 the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office was attempting to take a wanted suspect, who was in a stolen vehicle, into custody at a gas station in the town of Gray Court. During the incident the wanted individual rammed a Laurens County Sheriff’s Office vehicle head on, backed into a parked vehicle, and hit a Deputy Sheriff who had approached the vehicle on foot. The stolen truck then rammed a civilian at the gas station and led deputies on a pursuit down highway 14
On June 15, 2018 the body of Gwen Parks Wingo was located on the side of Beaverdam Church Rd in Mountville. The autopsy report ruled out any type of foul play, however the official cause and manner of death is still pending the toxicology report. Although foul play was not suspected, investigators were still working to find out how Mrs. Wingo ended up at this location. During the course of the investigation we learned that Mrs. Wingo voluntarily got into a vehicle with an unk
On June 14, 2018 the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to 435 Kennedy Rd in Gray Court in reference to an assault. The victim of this assault was treated on scene by EMS and then transported to the hospital for further treatment. Deputies later located the suspect, Timothy Edward Glassford, in a wooded area near a creek and he was taken into custody without incident. Mr. Glassford was transported to the Johnson detention center where he was booked for Assault and
On the fourth of June, 2018 the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office charged James Edwin Ollis, 42, of 2450 Graden Road, Ware Shoals with Trafficking Marijuana and Cultivating Marijuana after initiating a narcotics investigation about the activity. Laurens County Narcotic Investigators, along with the State Law Enforcement Division Aviation Unit conducted a marijuana eradication operation which led to Deputies locating numerous Marijuana Plants growing on property belonging to Mr.
On June 1st, 2018 the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office responded to 95 Jim’s Town Road in Clinton after a 911 call stating that a two year old child had left the residence walking, approximately one half hour prior to the call. The child was in the company of two black dogs that belonged at the residence. During this time the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office deployed bloodhounds, made a request for air support and assigned deputies to begin setting a wide perimeter around the