Armed Robbery & Assault

A Greenwood woman was charged yesterday with an Armed Robbery and Assault of a man near Waterloo last month. The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office booked 47-year-old Sonya Hall Emily of 310 Hunting Road, Greenwood on charges of Armed Robbery and Assault and Battery. Lt. M.B. Blackmon states that on July 19th 2014 Sonya Hall Emily took money from the victim while armed with a blunt object, a deadly weapon, on Pete Street, Waterloo. Ms. Emily also is alleged to have intentionally committed a battery upon the victim, the act being aggravated in that the defendant allegedly beat the victim in the head with a blunt object causing serious bodily injury, during the incident on Pete Street. Sonya Hall Emily remained in the Johnson Detention Center overnight, pending a bond hearing today.