Burglary & Theft

The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man yesterday in connection with an alleged break-in last Friday. 46-year-old Joseph Wilson Parks Jr. of 2812 Torrington Road, Laurens was charged with Burglary and Petit Larceny. Lt. Haupfear states that on April 12th Parks broke into and entered a building in the 800 block of Torrington Road, Clinton without consent and with intent to commit a crime, then carried away property valued at $1,000. Joseph Wilson Parks Jr. remained in the Johnson Detention Center overnight with cash or surety bonds on his two charges totaling $3,500.