Malicious Damage to Fence, Post

A Sandy Springs resident was arrested yesterday on allegations of damage to a cattle gate. The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office charged 54-year-old Howard Ray Johnson of Highway 308 Laurens and charged him with Malicious Damage to Personal Property. He is accused of ramming a cattle gate, causing it to become bent and of ripping a wooden post out of the ground on February 3rd at a location on Highway 308 in the Clinton area. Howard Johnson remained in the Johnson Detention Center overnight, awaiting a bond hearing.