2nd & 3rd Degree Burglary

Truman Hardy Knight Jr.

Two burglaries on Ghost Creek Road, north of Laurens early this month were alleged in warrants served yesterday by the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office. 54-year-old Truman Hardy Knight Jr. was booked Tuesday, noting an address on My Way Drive, Gray Court. He was charged with Petit Larceny for an alleged theft valued at under $2,000. A bond of $2,000 was set on that charge, but two more charges were served yesterday.

Truman Hardy “Goot” Knight Jr. is now also charged with 2nd and 3rd Degree Burglary. Mr. Knight is accused of breaking into a dwelling and another building at a location in the 2,100 address-range of Ghost Creek Road, Laurens on March 7th, entering the dwelling and the other building without consent and with intent to commit a crime therein.

Bonds on the 2nd and 3rd Degree Burglary charges were set yesterday at $30,000 and $20,000, noting an address on Saw Mill Road, Gray Court. Truman “Goot” Knight Jr. remained in the Johnson Detention Center this morning with cash or surety bonds on his three charges totaling $52,000.