Possession of Meth

A man Laurens Police arrested early yesterday was allegedly found in possession of meth. 45-year-old Jeffery Earl Gedeist of 106 West Main, Laurens was initially charged with Public Intoxication at 1:08 yesterday morning at 1013 North Harper Street, in a ticket issued by Officer Van Pelt. Later, a warrant charged Gedeist with 3rd or Subsequent Offense for Possession of Methamphetamine. Officer Van Pelt stated Gedeist was in possession of .85 gram of meth, and that his record shows two prior convictions for this offense. Jeffery Earl Gedeist remained in custody this morning with cash or surety bonds set totaling $10,250.