Armed Robbery in August, Drug Trafficking This Week

A man is now charged with an Armed Robbery in Laurens County this summer. He and a young woman are charged with multiple drug offenses from Monday night this week in the Wattsville community. They were reportedly arrested Monday night and held for warrants.

43-year-old Jamie Bernard Burnside of 332 Fleming Street, Laurens and 18-year-old Kambria A. Waters of 56 Stiles Lane, Laurens are now charged with Trafficking in Methamphetamine, Distribution of Cocaine, Possession of Cocaine and with Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute.

Deputies reportedly arrested Burnside and Waters around 10:00 Monday night in the 200 block of Augusta Street. They are accused of being in possession of between 28 and 100 grams of methamphetamine, in being in possession of less than a gram of cocaine plus an amount or cocaine that constitutes intent to distribute and of being in possession of an amount of marijuana that constitutes possession with intent to distribute.




Jamie Burnside is also accused of having a stolen Smith and Wesson SD40 pistol in his possession at the Augusta Street location Monday night.

He was also served with warrants alleging an Armed Robbery this past summer. He allegedly pointed a firearm at a victim on August 28th as he stole an apple i-phone 7 from her.

Jamie Bernard Burnside remained in the Johnson Detention Center this morning with cash or surety bonds on his eight charges totaling $115,000. Kambria A. Waters remained in custody with her bonds totaling $30,000.