The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office would like to announce its brand new Automatic License Plate Recognition (ALPR) reader. This high-speed computer-controlled technology captures an image of each license plate passing through its optical range, providing the deputy with suspect vehicle information. This program instantly checks license plate numbers against a list of numbers that have been associated with criminal offenses, such as property crimes, stolen vehicles, child abd
Due to an increase in internet/social media targeting of young children, SVU Investigators of the Laurens County Sheriff's Office send this message to parents: -There are over 500,000 online predators active every day, many with multiple online profiles -More than 50% of victims are ages 12 to 15 -89% of victims are contacted by online predators through chat rooms and instant messaging. Don't wait until it's too late.
In December 2021, a Deputy responded to Lakewood Drive in Clinton to assist DSS. Messages sent to a juvenile had been discovered and were observed to be concerning. The juvenile was immediately removed from the residence. After further investigation, 38 year old Randall James Holdway of Lakewood Drive was arrested and charged with three counts of Criminal Sexual Conduct with a Minor, Disseminating Obscene Material, and Criminal Sexual Conduct with a Minor 3rd degree. 43 year
The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office is happy to announce our newest community outreach program: Project SOS (Senior Outreach Services). Project SOS is a free program available to seniors 65 and older who live alone in Laurens County. Individuals can register themselves or family members by visiting our office or via the online form on our website. Check-in visits and phone calls to participants will be conducted by LCSO staff and volunteers. During our visits, we will educate
During the month of December 2021, a 2017 Kymco UXV and a 14 ft. shop built trailer was stolen from the Watts Bridge Road area of Cross Hill. A couple of homes were burglarized in the area as well. It is believed the suspect(s) is driving a light colored Toyota Tacoma (possibly white or Gray). Please contact Sergeant Cook with any information to identify suspects and recover stolen property (864) 984-4967.