An arrest has been made in connection with a report of a man attempting to break into a home in the Gray Court area last week. The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office yesterday arrested 55-year-old Earnest Jackson Jr. of Tarlton Drive, Fountain Inn and charged him with Attempted Burglary. Sheriff’s Investigator, Lt. Keith McIntosh, states that on March 20th Jackson attempted to break and enter into a dwelling on Gray Court Estates Drive, Gray Court in the nighttime with the intent to commit a crime.
A $10,000 surety bond was set on the charge. Earnest Jackson Jr., also known as “White,” remained in the Johnson Detention Center this morning.