Man Charged with Driving into Car Carrying Two Women

Laurens Police yesterday arrested a man for allegedly driving his car into another vehicle with two women inside last month. Officer Tucker of Laurens Police arrested 21-year-old Deshawn Odell Todd of 413 Duckett Street, Laurens around 9:30 yesterday morning. Todd is charged with 1st Degree Domestic Violence, 1st Degree Assault and Battery and Malicious Damage.

Warrants citing the investigation of Detective Shelton state that on October 24th at the intersection of Jackson and Wilson Streets in Laurens Todd drove a vehicle so that it struck a Ford Focus with two women inside, causing the Ford to leave the roadway and causing them to fear for their safety. Their car reportedly received under $2,000 in damages.

A $50,000 cash or surety bond was set on the 1st Degree Domestic Violence warrant. Bonds on all three charges total $62,000. DeShawn Odell Todd remained in the Johnson Detention Center this morning.