Phone Taken While Talking with 911

    Laurens Police made an arrest this weekend from an alleged domestic assault early Saturday morning. 37-year-old Jeffery Shane Hollingsworth Sr. of 604 Fleming Street, Laurens was charged with Domestic Violence 2nd Degree.

   A warrant cites an investigation of Sgt. Sellers as indicating that on January 12th at 604 Fleming Street Hollingsworth struck the victim on the left side of her face with a closed fist, leaving obvious physical manifestation of injury. The defendant also allegedly took the victim’s phone while she was speaking with Central Dispatch, attempting to procure emergency service, to deny her receiving assistance from law enforcement.

    With a cash or surety bond set at $50,000 on the 2nd degree Domestic Violence warrant, Jeffery Shane Hollingsworth Sr. remained in the Johnson Detention Center this morning.