Drug Charge Added from Weekend Arrest

Laurens Police added a second drug charge on two men arrested this weekend. 31-year-old Troy O’Dell Armstrong of 706 Church Street, Laurens and 38-year-old Matthew Warren Cook of 209 Creamer Street Extension, Laurens were initially issued tickets by Officer Van Pelt charging them with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia at 9:55 Saturday night on Creamer Street. Warrants, served later, added the charge, Possession of Less than One Gram of Methamphetamine to both men. The warrants state that Armstrong and Cook had direct possession of less than a gram of meth on Creamer Street Saturday. Troy Armstrong and Matthew Cook remained in the Johnson Detention Center this morning, each with bonds totaling $5,500.