Sex Offender Registry Violation

The Laurens County Sheriff’s office arrested 34-year-old Matthew Blake Pierce of Pilgram Circle, Waterloo Saturday morning and charged him with Failure to Register with the Sex Offender Registry. He is accused of failing to register with the Sheriff or his designee on January 5th, 2021 as required. He reportedly signed a document July 8th, 2020 acknowledging he was required to return January 5th of 2021 and had failed to do so by February 5th. Matthew Pierce was released Saturday morning on a $2,000 personal recognizance bond.