September 16, 2020

*Alert*

Be aware of a financing scam involving houses for sale in Laurens County. Scammers place their signs in the yards of homes that are legitimately for sale by realtors, appearing to offer an owner financing option for that property. Check with the realtor to make sure the offer is valid or contact us if you believe such an offer to be fraudulent. If you believe you have been scammed or have information regarding this, cal...

September 14, 2020


Update: 4:07PM, subject has turned himself in.

On September 11th at approximately 9:45PM, deputies responded to the 100 block of Garth Road in Fountain Inn in reference to an individual who had suffered a gunshot wound. Upon arrival, deputies discovered 33-year-old Wilton Latravous Webb deceased at the residence. Investigators are currently seeking 38-year-old Jason Dale Wentz of Fountain Inn in connection to this crime. Wen...

September 4, 2020

I would like to take this time to inform everyone that our Bloodhound Sandy is now retired. Sandy has been a hardworking and vital team member to this office for nearly 8 years. From tracking robbery suspects to trailing missing children, Sandy has proven to be invaluable time and time again. I would like to thank Sandy’s handler, Investigator Haupfear, for his dedication to her and her well-being. Sandy will certainly be miss...

September 4, 2020

UPDATE 9/5/2020- Truck has been successfully located in North Carolina. We will provide more information as it becomes available. This is an active investigation. Thank you for your assistance.

Be On The Lookout:

The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the assistance of the public. The truck pictured below was stolen from the Gray Court Fire Department located at 52 Dove Road at approximately 6:55AM today (9/4). If you...

August 19, 2020

The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office wants to remind citizens that litter will not be tolerated in our community. Complaints continue to come in about the amount of litter trashing our neighborhoods. Sheriff Reynolds wants you to know that deputies have been and will continue fining violators.

“We all have a personal responsibility when it comes to not littering. Our county becomes a larger dumping ground each day. The Laurens C...

August 18, 2020

Last week, the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office requested the assistance of the public in locating Jeffrey Bigham who was wanted on charges of Burglary, Grand Larceny, and Arson. Today (August 18th) at approximately 9AM, Bigham was observed near Henderson Church Road in Hickory Tavern. Deputies attempted to make contact with the subject at which time Bigham failed to stop his vehicle. Spike strips were activated and the pursuit...

August 7, 2020

The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office Animal Control would like to announce the use of FindingRover.com. Finding Rover is a website that uses facial recognition technology to help reunite lost pets with their families. Through our partnership, photos of dogs who come into the Laurens County Animal Shelter will be uploaded into the Finding Rover database. When a pet owner registers their dog with Finding Rover, the website uses f...

July 30, 2020

On July 29th at approximately 3PM, Animal Control deputies responded to a residence in the 9000 area of Highway 101 South in Gray Court in reference to multiple dogs being underweight and living in poor conditions. Upon arrival, deputies observed dogs located outside of the home to be malnourished with ribs, hips, and spines visible. After noting that there were also dogs located inside the residence, deputies entered the home...

July 17, 2020

UPDATE 7/23/2020- Subject is in custody.

On July 16th at approximately 7PM, a deputy was patrolling the area of Chapman Road in Fountain Inn when he observed a vehicle disregard a stop sign. The deputy attempted to make a traffic stop at which time the driver of the vehicle increased speeds and refused to stop. The deputy was advised by dispatch that this vehicle was stolen out of Simpsonville. The vehicle was pursued onto Li...

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