Firearm Violations at Hospital

Prisma Health Police have charged a local man with firearms offenses at Laurens County Memorial Hospital. 50-year-old Ricky Lee Goode of 111 Cedar Grove Church Road, Laurens was arrested yesterday and charged with Unlawful Carrying of a Pistol and Possession of a Stolen Pistol. Hospital Police Officer Knight states that on Sunday, March 10th, Ricky Lee Goode carried about this person a handgun, not being authorized to do so, stating this was at 22725 Highway 76 East, site of the Laurens County Hospital. A second warrant states that the handgun found in his possession in a Prisma Health System location was a stolen firearm.

Officer Knight also issued a ticket, further charging Mr. Goode with Public Disorderly Conduct at 1:50 yesterday afternoon at Laurens County Hospital.

Ricky Lee Goode was held overnight, awaiting a bond hearing.