1st Degree Burglary & Knife Assault

A Burglary and Knife Assault Monday of this week was alleged in warrants served yesterday by the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office. 46-year-old Sharon Tracie Samples of 25 Sara Booker Road, Clinton was jailed Tuesday. She is now charged with 1st Degree Burglary, Domestic Violence of a High and Aggravated Nature and Petit Larceny.

Deputy Jonathan Brown states that on June 11th Ms. Samples entered a dwelling in the 12,000-address range of Highway 56 north of Clinton without the consent of the owner and with intent to commit a crime therein, and that this occurred while she was armed with a deadly weapon. The Deputy states that Samples committed Domestic Violence of a High and Aggravated Nature by cutting the victim with a knife. He further alleges that she took a Ruger .380 handgun and medication with intent to deprive the owner of the property.

Cash or surety bonds were set totaling $32,000 on the three warrants. Sharon Tracie Samples remained in custody this morning.