Arrest Alleges Crime from 2008-2010

Laurens City Police yesterday served a warrant for an alleged crime eight years ago. 61-year-old Billy Roy Johnson of 202 Sumter Street, Joanna was charged with False Representation of Income for Public Housing. Then Laurens City Investigator W.L. Bentley states that between December 15th of 2008 and January 26th of 2010 the defendant misrepresented income for the purpose of obtaining public housing from the South Carolina Regional Housing Authority. The defendant is accused of defrauding the housing authority at 460 Church Street of approximately $4,288.

Billy Roy Johnson was released on a $5, 000 Personal Recognizance bond.