Failure to Register

A Laurens man yesterday was sentenced after entering a plea to 1st Offense Failure to Register as a Sex Offender. 50-year-old William Russell Parris of 70 Smullen Drive, Laurens was sentenced to 386 days in the State Department of Corrections, provided that upon the service of 276 days the balance is suspended with probation. He is to be given credit for 5 days served. William Parris remained in the Johnson Detention Center overnight.