Sex with Six-Year-Old Alleged

Sexual activity with a child was alleged of a Laurens resident yesterday. Sgt. Sellers of Laurens Police arrested 19-year-old Arthur Lee Smith of Marion Street, Laurens. Smith has been served a warrant charging him with Criminal Sexual Conduct with a Minor.

He is accused of engaging in penetrating intercourse with a six-year-old minor in 2020 between March 1st and December 25th at a location in Laurens.

Arthur Lee Smith remained in the Johnson Detention Center this morning, awaiting a bond hearing on his criminal sexual conduct charge.