The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office arrested two people yesterday for charges that they were in illegal possession of drugs yesterday at a location south of Laurens. 40-year-old Matthew Victor Waldrop of 328 North Marion Street, Joanna was charged with Possession of Methamphetamine and 51-year-old Cynthia Denise Bagwell of 3081 By-Pass 127, Laurens was charged with two counts, Possession of a Controlled Substance.
Sgt. Matt Veal states that on April 8th one Matthew Waldrop possessed a gram of methamphetamine and that Cynthia Bagwell possessed Hydrocone and Clorazepate, Schedule III and IV controlled substances, without authority. Both illegal possessions allegedly occurred at 5467 Highway 221 South of Laurens yesterday. Matthew Waldrop and Cynthia Bagwell were being held overnight in the Johnson Detention Center, pending bond hearings.