The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office booked a suspect early Tuesday morning for alleged sexual conduct with a child on Monday. Later yesterday, 18-year-old Robert Matthew Gray of 131 Ridgecrest Drive, Fountain Inn was served with a warrant charging him with
Criminal Sexual Conduct with a Minor, or Attempt .
Lt. Keith McIntosh states that in Laurens County on February 20th Robert Matthew Gray engaged in sexual battery by placing is hand inside the victim’s shorts and fondling and penetrating her with his finger. The victim was reported to be under the age of eleven.
A cash or surety bond was set at $75,000. Robert Matthew Gray remained in custody this morning.
In another case yesterday, The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office yesterday charged 67-year-old Timothy Ed Heaton of 1597 Sandy Springs Road, Laurens with Criminal Sexual Conduct 3rd Degree. A warrant accuses him of fondling the victim in her private area while she was asleep, this allegedly occurring on December 4th, 2016. Timothy Heaton was held overnight, pending arraignment.