Arrest Alleges 2nd Domestic Violence Event

A Domestic Violence event Friday was alleged following a Laurens Police arrest that day. In a Domestic Violence 2nd Offense warrant, 35-year-old Jason Antonio McGowan of 2753 Torrington Road, Clinton is accused of an assault in an apartment on Independence Avenue Friday. Laurens Police Sgt. Alexander states that on February 8th McGowen struck the victim about her face and body and held her down on the floor. Alexander further states that the victim sustained a severe laceration to her hand while attempting to defend herself. She also states the victim and McGowan have a child in common, who was present at the time of the assault. The two have also reportedly lived together. A prior conviction of Domestic Violence for Jason McGowan was also noted. With a cash or surety bond set at $25,000, Jason Antonio McGowan remained in the Johnson Detention Center this morning.