On February 23rd, the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office was contacted regarding the location of a wanted person on Wichita Drive in Gray Court. While on scene, a 1995 Honda Odyssey was discovered to have been stolen from Mauldin, SC. Due to this stolen vehicle and items observed in plain sight, a search warrant was obtained. During the course of the investigation, Investigators were given another location for wanted subject William Blake Invester and proceeded to Cheek Road in
On February 23rd at approximately 1PM, Deputies in the Joanna area responded to Ellis Street in reference to a motor vehicle theft. Deputies patrolled the area immediately after receiving the call and observed the vehicle fail to stop at the stop sign on Rutledge Street. The deputy attempted to initiate a traffic stop at which time the subject began traveling at a high rate of speed, disregarding another stop sign. Subject passed several vehicles and was a danger to others on
On February 14th at approximately 9:20PM, Deputies responded to Gethsemane Circle in Ware Shoals in reference to a gunshot victim. Deputies learned that the victim had been allegedly assaulted by two subjects and sustained a gunshot wound to the leg that was not life threatening. After a lengthy investigation, the subjects were identified as Stephen Wayne Kneece of Piedmont and Devin Xavier Hawkins of Anderson. Jordan Celeste Duvall of Pelzer is currently wanted in relation t
Update: Subject is in custody. The subject pictured here, Matthew Blake Pierce, is wanted for Failing to Register. If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of Mr. Pierce, contact the Laurens County Sheriff's Office (864-984-4967) or you can report anonymously to CrimeStoppers (864-68-CRIME).
On February 16th at approximately 2:30PM, Animal Control deputies were notified of a puppy being in poor condition after a rescue organization obtained custody of it. Due to the puppy’s condition (lethargy, low blood sugar, and a large wound on its leg) and subsequent death after rescue, Deputies then responded to the 1900 area of North Old Laurens Road in Gray to check on the condition of other animals at the residence. Upon arrival, the following was observed: -All of the a
On February 14th at approximately 2AM, a Deputy patrolling the area of Fairview Road and Highway 101 South observed a vehicle with defective tag lights fail to stop at a stop sign. The Deputy initiated a traffic stop and made contact with the occupants. Due to suspicious actions of the vehicle occupants, the Deputy requested to search the vehicle and was granted permission by the driver. A small scale commonly used in the sale of narcotics was discovered, as well as a quantit
Today, Laurens County Sheriff’s Office Deputies and Laurens City Police Officers escorted retired K9 Anya to Clinton Animal Hospital on her last ride. Anya started her work with Laurens City Police Department in 2016 as a NNDDA Narcotics Detection K9. Due to medical reasons, Anya completed her last shift on July 23, 2019 and transitioned into retired life with her Handler, LCSO Deputy Alexander. Unfortunately, due to her health continuously declining, Anya went on to her rewa
On 2/6/2021, Laurens County Deputies were advised of a vehicle pursuit that was initiated by Greenwood City. Dispatch advised that the vehicle was reported stolen and was being driven by Jessie Huckabee into Laurens County. Huckabee was already wanted for a multitude of offenses by multiple jurisdictions, including Failure to Stop for Blue Lights and Driving Under Suspension 2nd, as well as Resisting Arrest with a Deadly Weapon for allegedly attempting to run over three Deput