2nd, 3rd Offense & Habitual Offender Charge

Drug and Habitual Traffic Offender charges from an alleged incidnet back in February were served yesterday. The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office charged 27-year-old Samantha Leann Anders of 11 Perry Street, Pickens with 3rd or Subsequent Offense of Driving under Suspension and with Habitual Offender for Driving under Suspension. Ms. Anders was also charged with 3rd or Subsequent Offense of Possession of a Narcotic and 2nd or Subsequent Offense of Possession of a Controlled Substance.

In warrants, Deputy Sheriff Charles Nations states that on February 12th Samantha Leann Anders committed the crime of Driving under Suspension of her License, this being a 3rd or subsequent offense, and that she was found to be an habitual offender because of her operating a motor vehicle while prohibited from doing so. Nations also states that Anders knowingly and intentionally possessed acetaminophen and hydrocodone, a schedule II controlled substance, as well as Alprazolam, a schedule 4 drug, without authority.