1st Degree Burglary & Grand Larceny

The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office made an arrest last Friday in connection with a break-in at another Gray Court area home on Thursday, August 3rd.  48-year-old Truman Hardy Knight Jr. – also known as “Goot” – resides at 123 My Way Drive, Gray Court. He was charged with 1st Degree Burglary, Grand Larceny and Possession of a Weapon During a Violent Crime. Warrants state that on August 3rd Knight entered a dwelling on Saw Mill Road, Gray Court without consent at night while armed with a deadly weapon. He allegedly carried away items valued at $3,225 from that residence. Deputy Holmes states that Knight knowingly possessed a firearm during the commission of that violent crime. Bond was denied on all three charges. Truman “Goot” Knight Jr. remains in the Johnson Detention Center.