Arrest Alleges Gunfire Yesterday

A disturbance with gunfire was alleged with yesterday’s arrest of a resident of the Owings community. The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office charged 29-year-old Ethan Florez Martin of 4835 North Old Laurens Road, Gray Court with Breach of Peace, Aggravated in Nature and with Possession of a Firearm or Ammunition by a Person Convicted of Violent Felony.

Warrants citing an investigation by Deputy Roberson state that on May 22nd Mr. Martin had a Highpoint .380 handgun and ammunition in his possession, which is unlawful for a person convicted of a violent felony, and that he discharged a firearm causing a disturbance of the public tranquility.  Ethan Florez Martin remained in the Laurens County Detention Center with cash or surety bonds set totaling $15,000 on the two charges.