Trespass & Sex Offender Registry

A Clinton man had a visit to court and jail yesterday. Laurens Municipal Court found 41-year-old David Richard Smith Jr. of 233 Oak Street, Clinton guilty of a Trespassing charge. He was sentenced to 30 days, to run consecutive with any other sentences.

The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office served Smith with a warrant charging him with a Sex Offender Registry violation. Deputy McMahan states that on January 31st 2019 Smith failed to register with the Sheriff as a sex offender and that he has prior convictions for this offense. David Richard Smith Jr. was awaiting a bond hearing on the county charge.