Arrest After Laurens House Searched

A juvenile was arrested in connection with a drug investigation by the Pocahontas County Sheriff’s Office.

Sheriff Bob Lampe says a search was made early Thursday at 317 West Garfield Street in Laurens. A 17-year-old juvenile was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana and possession of marijuana with intent to deliver. The juveniles was taken to the youth detention center in Cherokee.

The Laurens and Pocahontas Police Departments assisted the sheriff’s office at the scene.