“Don’t Touch That”


  Laurens City Police Sgt. Joey Pittman responded to a store on East Main at 10:48 Friday night on a report of an intoxicated subject. A man had reportedly come inside and began talking with a woman. He reportedly became sick and when the woman began to clean up his mess he allegedly grabbed her breast. He reportedly went into the women’s rest room and police arrived. 31-year-old Edward Sylvester of #7 at 200 Hardin Road, Laurens was arrested and charged with Assault and Battery 2nd Degree and with Public Intoxication. Mr. Sylvester was released from the Johnson Detention Center Saturday on bonds totaling $5,155.