Hit & Run Charges

   The South Carolina Highway Patrol had a Laurens man placed in the Johnson Detention Center around 2 yesterday afternoon, following a traffic incident earlier in the day. Michael Jerrell Brooks of 341 Conway Avenue, also known as Mike, was charged with Hit and Run, Operating a Vehicle with a Tag Registered to Another Vehicle and with 3rd Offense Driving under Suspension of his Driver’s License. Tickets on these charges stated a time of offense at 7:45 yesterday morning. Mr. Brooks remained in the Johnson Detention Center this morning.