Pulling Handgun During Argument

Laurens City Police arrested a local man Friday on charges of pulling a gun on two people last month at his home. 46-year-old James Thomas Williams Jr. of 7 Riverside Street, Laurens was charged with Pointing and Presenting a Weapon.

A warrant states that an investigation by Officer Alexander indicates that on November 16th, 2017 at #7 Riverside Street the defendant presented a handgun to the two victims during a heated argument. He allegedly removed the pistol from his left pants pocket and held it in his left hand, causing both victims to fear imminent peril.

James Thomas Williams Jr. was released Saturday on a $5,000 cash or surety bond.