Laurens Hit-&-Run Suspect Caught in Clinton

   Laurens City Police were dispatched around 8:30 last night on a hit-and-run case at Wal-Mart’s Murphy Gas Station off east Main. One car had reportedly hit another car while leaving the Murphy station. Shortly afterwards, Clinton Public Safety stopped the suspect vehicle in Clinton and held the driver for Laurens Police. 23-year-old Andrekous Irby of 11 Racetrack Drive, Laurens was issued a ticket as of 8:30 last night charging him with Leaving the Scene of a Wreck and with Driving Under the Influence. He was issued a third ticket citing being in Violation of a Trespass Notice from Wal-mart.