Confronting a Suspect, Disturbance on the Square

Charges have now been served from an alleged disturbance on the Laurens Square Tuesday. Laurens Police have charged 23-year-old John Stewart Wood IV of Country Acres Road, Greenwood with Aggravated Breach of Peace. Mr. Wood is accused of confronting an assault suspect who was at the time under investigation, despite the commands of officers on the scene. This reportedly occurred at the intersection of East Main Street and East Public Square Tuesday. He was allegedly yelling and cursing at the suspect in the presence of multiple bystanders and children. John Steward Wood IV has been released from the Johnson Detention Center on a $1,000 personal recognizance bond, pending his date in court.