On Friday, June 25th at approximately 6AM, Deputies responded to a residence on Billy Leopard Road in Cross Hill in reference to a suicide. Upon arrival, Deputies observed the deceased individual in the front yard of the home. After further investigation, it appeared that this residence was a makeshift transitional home for vulnerable adults known as “We Are Here For You LLC,” where 7 individuals were residing. The “facility” was a single wide mobile home without proper licen
On June 25th, the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office accompanied SLED to a residence on Knighton Chapel Road within Laurens County in reference to a person wanted by Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office. Upon arrival, Deputies observed a motorcycle behind the residence that matched the description of a stolen motorcycle. The wanted subject (Michael Edward Gonzales) did come out of the residence and was taken into custody without incident. After securing a search warrant for the p
The Laurens County Sheriff's Animal Shelter is participating in #PickMeSC. Pick Me SC is South Carolina's largest adoption event, with a goal of finding a home for all of the animals in shelters across the state. ***Our adoption fee is FREE through this Saturday (6/26) and yes, we are open Saturday 9:30AM to 12PM! Visit www.petango.com/Laurens to view our available dogs!
Our shelter is located at 79 Mount Vernon Church Rd. in Laurens and the phone number is 864-682-4935. Wed
Summer is just starting, but August will be here before we know it. LCSO is happy to announce our annual School Supply Drive at the Laurens Chick-fil-A on Friday, August 6th. Note that this is a drop off event only, supplies will be given out at a later date. We hope to see you there!
On Thursday June 17th, the Laurens County Sheriff's Office recognized Joanna Woodson Principal Eddie Marshall for his tremendous support and contributions to the Christmas for Kids Program. Mr. Marshall has participated in LCSO's Jail and Bail event twice and both times, he far exceeded our expectations. Marshall raised the most funds both times he attended. Sheriff Reynolds had the following to say, "We understand that Eddie is moving on to other horizons within District 56
Today (6/4/2021) between 5:30AM and 6AM, the subjects pictured here broke into a Laurens County home, taking the victim's keys and vehicle. Amanda Marler and Kristopher Burton were last seen in the *Orangeburg, SC area.* These subjects should be considered dangerous. If you see them, do not approach- report to 911, CrimeStoppers (864) 68-CRIME, or the Laurens County Sheriff's Office (864) 984-4967.
On May 25th at approximately 12PM, Animal Control was dispatched to Carriage Farms Court in Gray Court in reference to a malnourished dog. Upon arrival, the deputy observed a dog to be underweight with spine, hip, and rib bones showing. At least seven other dogs were also observed on the property at this time with no water in sight, except for a small amount that was dark green in color containing insects. Some of the dogs had no shade or shelter from the elements. One dog wa