Arrest Alleges Fleeing Cops in November

  Laurens City Police arrested a man Sunday on multiple charges from this past November. 47-year-old Tyrone Anthony Smith of 90 Dragon Trail, Laurens is now charged with Driving under Suspension, 3rd or Subsequent Offense along with Failure to Stop for a Blue Light and Resisting Arrest.

    An investigation of Officer Van Pelt reportedly indicates that on November 23rd, 2018 on Fleming Street in Laurens Smith operated a motor vehicle on roadways of South Carolina when his license to drive was suspended. This is noted as a 3rd or Subsequent Offense. He is further accused of failing to stop the vehicle for a police vehicle using blue lights and siren. Smith then allegedly fled from a traffic stop on foot to avoid arrest.

   Tyrone Anthony Smith remained in custody this morning with cash or surety bonds on his three charges totaling $8,200.