2nd Charge of Public Disorderly in Intersection

For the second time this summer, we’ve had an arrest alleging someone was disorderly, blocking the main intersection in the heart of Hickory Tavern.  Friday, the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office arrested 24-year-old Jarrell Okeeth Byrd of 106 Muskogee Lane, Gray Court and charged him with Public Disorderly Conduct along with Assault and Battery 3rd Degree.

Byrd is accused of acting in a disorderly manner July 31st at the intersection of US 76 and SC 101, stopping in the roadway at that intersection, blocking traffic, being loud and boisterous with this behavior being heard by others. A second warrant alleges that Mr. Byrd struck another man in the face multiple times, causing redness and swelling to his face and left eye.

Jarrell Okeeth Byrd was released from the Johnson Detention Center Saturday on posting bonds totaling $1,345.