Unlawful Phone Calls

The Sheriff’s Office yesterday charged a woman from downstate in connection with illegal phone calls into Laurens County last year. 41-year-old Melissa Doty Matthews of Apartment 5 at 123 Sharon Lane, St. George was charged with Unlawful Use of Phone. A warrant alleges that on May 10th Melissa D. Matthews used obscene, vulgar and/or indecent language in a telephone conversation to the victim, doing so repeatedly for the purpose of annoying/harassing the victim. Melissa Matthews was being held overnight in the Johnson Detention Center, pending a bond hearing today.