Meth Distribution

The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office charged a man with attempting to flee from a drug arrest yesterday. 44-year-old Eric Preston Finley of 5061 Highway 49, Laurens was charged with Distribution of Methamphetamine and Resisting Arrest. Warrants cite an investigation of Deputy Brandon Howard in stating that on January 17th Finley knowingly distributed 1.2 grams of meth, and that he opposed and resisted a lawful arrest by a law enforcement officer, disobeying lawful commands by fleeing on foot. Eric Finley was held overnight in the Johnson Detention Center, awaiting a bond hearing.