The inmate litter crew cleaned up 35,920 pounds of trash this past month! The following roads were cleaned: -Riverfork Road (2 days)
-Milton Road near 56
-Welcome Church Road
-Ghost Creek Road
-Stomp Springs Road
-Georgia Road (2 days)
-Bookroom Road and Hwy 76 area
-Curry's Lake Road and Wasp Drive It should be noted that volunteers just cleaned up Riverfork Road in March and the bulk of this litter is found near the Box Dump
Have you seen this golf cart? It was taken from the 6000 area of Highway 49 in Laurens the night of 10/16 or the morning of 10/17. The kids who enjoy riding this golf cart would be very happy to have it back. If you have any information, call Investigator Cook (864) 984-4967.
The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce our partnership with DHEC and Laurens County School District 55 to kickoff the Handle with Care initiative. Handle with Care is an intervention that provides schools with a “heads up” that a child has been on scene during a traumatic event. LCSO deputies will identify children at a scene, find out where they attend school, and communicate with that child’s School Resource Officer. Other school staff members who have d
On October 19, 2022 a deputy was on routine patrol on I385 southbound when he observed a vehicle driving recklessly. The deputy attempted to initiate a traffic stop, however the driver continued, exiting the interstate and continuing into Laurens where he eventually stopped on South Harper Street Extension. The subject was identified as Robert Darnell Martin Jr. and the deputy discovered that Martin had a juvenile in the vehicle with him during this incident. Subject stated h
The Laurens County Sheriff's Office is gearing up for our annual Trunk or Treat, which will be held at our office on Monday, October 31st starting at 5:30PM and lasts until the candy runs out! We anticipate the usual large crowd of nearly 500 children and we need your help. We are accepting candy donations until October 27th and you can drop yours off during normal business hours.
We hope to see you on Halloween!
The shelter is full and in an effort to help find some of these sweet dogs a new home, we are having a FREE adoption event this Saturday at Laurens Tractor Supply from 10AM to 1PM. All adoptions include microchips, vaccinations, spay/neuter, and first month of heartworm/tick/flea preventative. Visit the Laurens County Sheriff’s Animal Shelter Mondays-Fridays 12PM to 5PM (closed Wednesdays). Weekend visits by appointment. You can also see our dogs by going to https://www.petan
On October 16, 2022 at approximately 11pm, deputies were dispatched to 20669 Hwy 221 North in reference to an altercation that had already occurred. Upon arrival, deputies did discover an individual who had been stabbed and medical aid was rendered immediately. This individual was identified as Benjamin Derick Griffin of Laurens and he did succumb to his injuries. After a thorough investigation, it was determined that Griffin and another subject, Marcus Tyrone Grant, were the
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Our Victim Advocates attended the 25th annual Silent Witness ceremony this morning where the Attorney General recognized the 2021 victims of domestic violence homicide. This is always an informative and humbling program. Everyone knows someone affected by domestic violence. Domestic violence is prevalent in every community and affects all people. If you know something, say something! If you need help, you can call the domestic vi
Join us in welcoming K9 Abel to our team! Handler Deputy Heithold underwent training to work specifically with Abel, who is a firearm detection dog. Laurens School District 55 has partnered with the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office to bring in this K9 in an effort to further protect our students and schools. Abel will alert his handler to the presence of firearms and is a valuable asset to this county. "Abel is a valuable and cherished addition to our office. He is another too